Ashinoshiri Dosojin Festival

As it is also called the "Deity Mask Decoration Dosojin Festival", the Dosojin Festival of Ashinoshiri comprises of decorating a stone monument of Dosojin (travelers' guardian deity) which is about 1.5m in size with a deity mask made using the straw festoons collected from all households in the region. Through the ceremony the monument becomes a guardian deity which will protect the region from evil spirits and diseases for a year, until January 7th of the following year.

Period Jan. 7, 2017 (Sat)
Place Around Ashinoshiri Dosojin in Ooka
Address Ookahei, Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture
Price Free admission
Parking ×
Contact Nagano City Ooka Branch Office
Phone Number +81-26-266-2121
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