Igusa Hachimangu

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Igusa Hachimangu

A symbol of Zenpukuji, this grandiose shrine is said to have been founded in the 12th century. It's annual festival, held on October 1, sees more than 200 matsuri stalls set up, while performances of traditional arts also take place. The mikoshi are paraded through the nearby streets every three years, while a yabusame (horseback archery) performance, said to date back to the Kamakura period, can be seen once every five years.


Venue name: Igusa Hachimangu
Address: 1-33-1 Zenpukuji, Suginami-ku

Transport: Nishi-Ogikubo Station (Chuo, Sobu lines)

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