Named after the Wakamiya Shrine in Kasuga-Taisha Shrine Complex, Kasuga Wakamiya On-Matsuri is held annually since the 12th century. This festival is with authentic costumes and rich traditions. This Festival was originally celebrate to pray for good health and rich harvest.

** If you can only go to see it on one day, aim for December 17, as it’s the main day of the event.

Event Information


Event DateDecember 15 to 18, 2019
VenueWakamiya-jinja Shrine, Kasuga-Taisha (Nara)
Access5 min. walk from Kasuga Taisha Honden bus terminal
AdmissionFree

*All event details are subject to change. We will keep you posted for any necessary changes.