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Kanagawa: Enoshima Tenno-sai (Mikoshi Kaijo Togyo)

Annual Festival of two shrines. Mikoshi is carried into the sea of Enoshima. The scene of the youths jostling one another in the sea is always a vigorous and magnificent sight to behold.

Schedule & Key events:
from 11 a.m.: mikoshi goes into the sea and returns to Yasaka-jinja Shrine via Koyurugi-jinja Shrine

Location: Yasaka-jinja Shrine (Enoshima-jinja Shrine), Koyurugi-jinja Shrine and others, Fujisawa, Kanagawa


Access:
(1) Odakyu Enoshima Line to Katase-Enoshima Station, and then walk 15 min.; (2) Enoshima Dentetsu (Enoden) Line to Enoshima Station, and then walk 20 min.


Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.