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In Iizaka Hachiman Shrine, “Hachiman Shrine Annual Grand Festival ” is held every October, this festival is called “Iizaka Kenka(Fighting) Festival”.

The Iizaka Kenka festival is one of 3 major fighting festivals throughout Japan.

In the festival of climax “Miyairi”, six shrines that were carried a lot of young people will clash violently in order to prevent the “Miyairi” of each other’s shrines.

Three days, centerd around the first Saturday of October every year
Okunomatsu(Japanese Sake)
Hachiman Shrine and periphery of Iizaka spa town
5 minutes walk from Iizaka Onsen Sta.
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