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Motomiya Festival at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

This is Fushimi Inari's grandest festival, bringing worshippers from across Japan. During the Yoi-miya portion of the festival, many lanterns will be set alight through the shrine grounds and Mt. Inari, as part of the “Ritual of a Thousand Lanterns.” On both days of the festival, over 400 paper lanterns will be on display around the worship hall, and the Motomiya Odori dance will be performed.

Date & Time

July 20 (Sat) - July 21 (Sun), 2019
Yoiyama Festival begins at 6:00 p.m. on the 20th
Motomiya Festival begins at 9:00 a.m. on the 21st

Directions

JR Nara Line to Inari Station, Keihan Main Line to Fushimi Inari Station

Category

Traditional Festivals