Mizudome-no-mai

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Venue: Gonshoji Temple When: Mid Jul 2021

Mizudome-no-mai is a traditional spiritual event that is known to “stop rain”, which has been around for about 680 years. It takes place after the rainy season is well and truly over, which heralds the beginning of summer. People at Mizudome-no-mai blow a conch shell and wear the mask of a lion as they dedicate their dance to the dragon god.

Getting there

Gonsho-ji Temple is a 10 minute walk from Omorimachi station (Keikyu Line).

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Elena Lisina a year ago
Looks as very funny event! :D
Kim a year ago
Sébastien Duval a year ago
Learn more in English about this exciting festival on Tokyo Ota Ward's official site: https://ota-tokyo.com/destination/mizudome-no-mai/27766