Sumiyoshi Matsuri

30th Jul–1st Aug, 2020
Photo by boz_rock used under CC

The Sumiyoshi Matsuri (festival) happens over three days in and around Osaka’s Sumiyoshi Taisha shrine.

The highlight is the nagoshi harai shinji ritual which happens on the middle day. The ritual involves participants (women and children) processioning through a straw rope ring wearing Muromachi period costume.

The parade of mikoshi (portable shrines) takes place on the last day of the festival. The mikoshi leave Sumiyoshi and proceed to Shukuin Tongu shrine in neighbourhing Sakai City.

Dates: 30th Jul–1st Aug, 2020
Venue: Sumiyoshi Taisha
Entry: Free
Typical weather at this time
High: 34 ℃Low: 27 ℃
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Closest station(s): Sumiyoshikoen, Sumiyoshi Taisha
Area: Osaka
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