Chichibu Jinja

Information : Chichibu Jinja (秩父神社) was built in about B.C. 87. The Annual Festival of Chichibu Jinja , one of three greatest festivals* pulling wheeled floats (Hikiyama Matsuri:曳山祭), is held on 3rd Dec every year.

*Three Hikiyama Matsuri : Gion Matsuri in Kyoto, Takayama Matsuri in Takayama and Chichibuyo Matruri in Saitama

Enshrined Deity :

Yagokoroomoikane no mikoto 八意思兼命

Chichibuhiko no mikoto 知知夫彦命

Amenominakanushi no kami 天之御中主神

Chichibunomiyayasuhito shinno 秩父宮雍仁親王

Images of the annual festival :

http://www.chichibu-jinja.or.jp/yomatsuri/index.htm

 
Address

1-1 Banba town,Chihibu city, Tokyo

Access

3 min walk from Chichibu Sta.

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