Hi-watari (Ritual Fire Walking) Festival at Daigan-ji Temple

3rd Nov, 2019 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Fire walking | Photo by Edomuranotokuzou used under CC

A festival held at Daigan-ji on the island of Itsukushima/Miyajima in which priests and brave members of the public walk briskly across searing hot coals in bare feet. The ceremonies generally begin at 1pm while the fire-walking starts an hour or two later, but we suggest you arrive with plenty of time in case schedules change on the day.

If you’re thinking of participating, be aware that injuries are not unknown.

Dates: 3rd Nov, 2019
Start/End Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Entry: Free
Area: Hiroshima
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