Jun 6, 2014

Rice Planting Ritual @ Sumiyoshi Shrine in Osaka

Have you heard about "Sumiyoshi Shrine" ?
It's famous shrine for one of the oldest one in Japan.
And it's known for one of most visited shrines in the country on New years day.
About 2million people visit here!! 
On the 14th of June, they will have "Rice Planting Ritual".
You can see the people in constume and how to plant rice seeding in the fields in old days.
At the end of the event, you will see the famous rice planting dance and Sumiyoshi dance by 150 girls!
Place: Sumiyoshi taisya shrine
Date: the 14th of June
Time: 13:00~
Acccess: "Sumiyoshi Taisha Station" on the Nankai Main Line from Namba
or By Hankai Tramway Uemachi Line from Tennoji and get off at "Sumiyoshikoen Station"
It must be a great experience!
And we hope you enjoy it!!

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