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【2024】Introducing the kaminogeinarijinja setagayaku! Enchanting lights illuminate the night, a spectacle not to be missed.

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Enchanting lights illuminate the night, a spectacle not to be missed.

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Basic Information

Here’s a detailed overview of the 2024 Kaminoge Inari Shrine Festival in Setagaya-ku.

  • Address: 3-22-2 Kaminoge, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
  • Phone Number: N/A
  • Access: A short walk from Kaminoge Station on the Tokyu Oimachi Line
  • Festival Days: October 10th and 11th, 2024
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Main Events and Attractions of the Festival

The Kaminoge Inari Shrine Festival is a vibrant and lively event that attracts many visitors each year. Here are some of the main events and attractions of the festival:

Mikoshi Procession

One of the highlights of the festival is the mikoshi procession. A mikoshi is a portable shrine that is carried through the streets by festival participants. The mikoshi of Kaminoge Inari Shrine is particularly large and impressive, and it is carried by a team of dozens of people. The procession is accompanied by music and dancing, and it creates a festive atmosphere in the streets of Kaminoge.

Kagura Performance

Kagura is a traditional Japanese performing art that is often performed at Shinto shrines. During the Kaminoge Inari Shrine Festival, kagura performances are held in the shrine’s main hall. These performances tell stories from Japanese mythology and folklore, and they are accompanied by music and dance. Kagura is a beautiful and unique art form that is sure to impress visitors to the festival.

Food Stalls

No Japanese festival is complete without food stalls! At the Kaminoge Inari Shrine Festival, there will be a variety of food stalls selling a wide range of delicious treats. From classic festival fare like yakisoba and takoyaki to more unique offerings like inari sushi and oden, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Be sure to come hungry!

Games and Activities

In addition to the main events listed above, there will also be a variety of games and activities for visitors to enjoy at the Kaminoge Inari Shrine Festival. These include traditional Japanese games like ring toss and goldfish scooping, as well as more modern games like face painting and balloon art. There will also be a petting zoo and a bouncy castle for the kids.

Blessings and Deities

Kaminoge Inari Shrine is dedicated to Inari Okami, the Shinto deity of rice, sake, tea, and fertility. Inari Okami is one of the most popular deities in Japan, and is often depicted as a white fox. Visitors to the shrine can pray for good fortune in business, bountiful harvests, and happiness in their families.

  • Deity Enshrined: Inari Okami
  • Benefits of Worship: Good fortune in business, bountiful harvests, happiness in the family
  • Symbol: White fox

Origin and History

The origins of Kaminoge Inari Shrine are unclear, but it is believed to have been founded in the early 17th century. The shrine was originally located in a different part of Kaminoge, but it was moved to its current location in 1872. The shrine was destroyed by fire in 1945, but it was rebuilt in 1954. Today, Kaminoge Inari Shrine is a popular destination for worshippers and tourists alike.

  • Founded: Early 17th century
  • Moved to Current Location: 1872
  • Destroyed by Fire: 1945
  • Rebuilt: 1954

Tips and Notes for Visitors

Here are a few tips and notes for visitors to Kaminoge Inari Shrine:

  • Hours: The shrine is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM every day.
  • Admission: Admission to the shrine is free.
  • Dress Code: There is no specific dress code for visiting the shrine, but it is considered respectful to dress modestly.
  • Photography: Photography is permitted within the shrine grounds, but please be respectful of other visitors and avoid taking pictures of people without their permission.
  • Offerings: Visitors can make offerings to Inari Okami by purchasing ema (wooden plaques) or omikuji (fortune papers) at the shrine office.

Parking Information

There is no parking lot at Kaminoge Inari Shrine, but there are several public parking lots nearby. The closest parking lot is located about a 5-minute walk from the shrine.

  • Closest Parking Lot: About a 5-minute walk from the shrine
  • Other Parking Lots: Several other public parking lots are located within a short walking distance of the shrine
  • Fees: Parking fees vary depending on the parking lot

Popular Stalls and Food Carts in Recent Years

 

Type of StallDescription
TakoyakiA staple at Japanese festivals. Characterized by a crispy outside and a creamy inside.
Jaga ButterA simple yet popular snack of hot potatoes lavishly topped with melted butter.
Baby CastellaSmall castella cakes, sweet and fluffy treats enjoyed by children and adults alike.
Grilled Ayu with SaltFresh ayu fish grilled whole with salt, a savory taste of Japanese summer.
ShaapinA unique gourmet item influenced by foreign cuisine, with a chewy skin wrapping the filling.
OkonomiyakiA Japanese grilled dish where you often choose your own ingredients for a personalized flavor.
Cotton CandyA fluffy, sweet snack that’s extremely popular with children.
Chocolate BananaA banana coated in chocolate, a fun and visually appealing dessert.
KushiyakiVarious types of ingredients skewered and grilled, an easy-to-enjoy snack.
YakisobaFried noodles mixed with a special sauce, a fast food favorite in Japan.