Dive into the culture of Minamiboso

Travel Jun 20, 2015

Dive into the culture of Minamiboso

by Tom Hanaway

It is just after sunset and hundreds of people have gathered around the docking bays of Minamiboso on the southern edge of Chiba Prefecture. As men bang away on taiko drums, dozens of women emerge from a hilltop shrine. Dressed head-to-toe in white outfits ...