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Kokujo Temple Fire-walking Festival

Update:2016.08.16

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Month held October

Event dates

Dates

2016.10.02

People will walk in a circle around a heap of timber (pine) covered with cypress leaves while it is blazing to pray for good luck and drive away misfortunes or troubles. After the heap has burnt down, people will walk barefoot over a bed of hot embers one after another to pray for health and longevity.

■Dates
Sunday , October 2nd , 2016

■Location
Kokujo-ji Temple, 1405-15 Kokujo, Tsubame City

■Directions
● 30 minutes by car from JR Bunsui Station (JR Echigo Line)
● 30 minutes by car from the Sanjo-Tsubame IC or Nakanoshima-Mitsuke IC on the Hokuriku Expressway

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