This annual traditional event on the 17th of January is a special Shinto ritual that is unique to Akita Prefecture is held at Mt. Taihei Miyoshi Shrine. Participants pray for bumper harvests, family safety and business growth.
It is best to arrive early, as the festival peaks at around midday. You can catch a bus from the East exit of the station to a bus stop near by the shrine.
Official Website: http://www.miyoshi.or.jp/
|Event Date||January 17, 2020|
|Venue||Mt. Taihei Miyoshi Shrine, Hiroomote|
|Access||6 min by car from the east gate of JR Akita Station, 8 min by car from the Akita Chuo Interchange on the Akita Expressway|
*All event details are subject to change. We will keep you posted for any necessary changes.