Nachi-no-Ogi matsuri (Nachi Fire Festival)

那智の扇祭り

July 14

Nachi-no-Ogi Matsuri is a festival held at Kumano Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine annually on July 14th. It is a Shinto ritual in which participants carry large flaming torches down the path from the shrine to a sacred waterfall. The path is used to lead the shrine's 12 deities down to the waterfall, and the ritual is carried out to purify the route.
Location

Kumano Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine

Address

1 Nachisan, Nachikatsuura Town

東牟婁郡那智勝浦町那智山1

Access At JR Kii-Katsuura Station, take the Kumano Kotsu Bus and get off at “Jinja/Otera Chushajo”; Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine is 10 minutes on foot

Name/address in local language

  • 那智の扇祭り Nachi-no-Ogi matsuri (Nachi Fire Festival)
  • Address 東牟婁郡那智勝浦町那智山1 1 Nachisan, Nachikatsuura Town
  • Name/address in local language
Last updated: 2018-06-13