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Tenka Festival

Matsudaira-Area

Feb 9, 2019, 0, 2019

  • Tenka Festival
  • Tenka Festival
  • Tenka Festival
  • Tenka Festival
  • Tenka Festival
  • Tenka Festival

As ninth head of the Matsudaira clan, Tokugawa Ieyasu created the foundation for centuries of peace in Japan, fulfilling the dreams of Chikauji, founder of the clan. Local youths revived this festival, centered on the belief that touching a wooden ball purified by water from the well used for Ieyasu's first bath will make wishes come true.

Basic Information

Parking

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Address 〒444-2202
13 Akabara, Matsudaira-cho, Toyota-City
Fee ¥5,000 to participate as a "naked man" in a loincloth (free for spectators)
Parking lot Available
Place Matsudaira-go Enchi area
Holding time Annually on the 2nd Sunday in February
Access by Public Transportation Get off the Toyota Oiden Bus at the Matsudaira-go stop, or take a free shuttle bus from the Meitetsu Mikawa Line's Toyotashi Station or the Okutono Jinya.