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This festival is a festival event of Itsukushima shrine to be carried out on June 17 of the lunar calendar.

In this festival to reproduce the boating enjoyed by the aristocracy is a pond or lake in the Heian period, barges that were colored by courtly ornaments will showcase the dynasty scroll painting while playing the gagaku.

It is the largest festival Itsukushima Shrine, one of Japan’s three boat ritual.

June 17 of the lunar calendar
Daruma(Spirit distilled from yams)
Itsukushima Shrine
10 minutes by ferry from JR Miyajimaguchi Station and 15 minutes walk after Miyajima pier

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