Fire Walking Festival -Hiwatari Sai- in Takaosan Yakuoin Temple

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posted on June 21, 2016

Participate in the barefoot walking at the fire-walking festival.

Once a year Yakuoin Temple, which is located atop of Mt. Takao, holds the fire-walking festival to pray for the safety of family, traffic and body. At the ceremony monks walk barefoot over the sacred fire, and you should not miss the opportunity to see this amazing ritual! Visitors also can experience this once-in-a-lifetime event. Of course they will put the fire out before you walk, so you wouldn't get hurt!

*Event dates and programs may be subject to change.

Access:
3 mins walk from Keio Line, Takao-san Guchi Station to Kiyotaki Station. Transfer to a cable car and get off at Takao-san Station. 20 mins walk to the temple.

Date Time Entry Address
Mid Mar, 2017 Free 2177 Takaomachi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo
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