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Miyoshi Bonden Matsuri

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.

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Event Information

Event DateJanuary 17, 2021
VenueMt. Taihei Miyoshi Shrine, Hiroomote
Access6 min by car from the east gate of JR Akita Station, 8 min by car from the Akita Chuo Interchange on the Akita Expressway

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