Monday, 14 October 2013

One of unusual events in Japan held in Miyazu city!

Every year, BABY SUMO event held at Sannouguu-Hiyoshi-jinjya shrine(山王宮日吉神社) on Health and Sports day(one of public holidays in Japan).
This is a traditional lovely event from Edo period to pray the babies would grow up healthily. The babies take sumo match against unseen gods. Approx 250 babies join this event every year from all over Japan.
TIME:10:00~(registration of the babies will be finish by 13:00)

☆From Amanohashidate station(天橋立駅), take a bus and get off at "Sannouguu(山王宮)" and walk 3mins.Bus fare:170yen/single.
☆ You can also cycle to the shrine about 10mins from Amanohashidate station or 30mins on foot.