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An experience you shouldn't miss!

We were so lucky that our trip coincided with the Onbashira festival, which is held once every six... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2016
TOH_TB
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Singapore, Singapore
My sacred place to go first

Here is my home of soul. This is main shrine of 25,000 Suwa shrines all over Japan. This shrine is... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2015
apingface
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Dec 5, 2016
“An experience you shouldn't miss!”
Jul 1, 2015
“My sacred place to go first”
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The Onbashira festival is held only once every six years, to metaphorically revitalize the Suwa shrines. The historic and lengthy event has been performed for over 1,200 years in Japan, and consists of two month-long components. The Yamadashi takes...more
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Around Lake Suwa (4 places)_Suwa Taisha, Suwa 393-0000, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed December 5, 2016

We were so lucky that our trip coincided with the Onbashira festival, which is held once every six years! So the next one should be in the year 2022. This festival has been around for more than 1200 years! It involves moving huge logs with...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Here is my home of soul. This is main shrine of 25,000 Suwa shrines all over Japan. This shrine is also famous for "Onbashira festival" one of craziest fes in Japan held every 7 years. You'll see traditional shrine bult long time ago. Also you...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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