Kiyokawa-tempo Shrine

History / Culture / Festival

The “Nanouchi Shishimai Dance” at this shrine’s festival is the northernmost instance of a shishimai of the lineage of Ise Daikagura. After the Meiji era, it faced a crisis of disappearance several times, but it was revived with the enthusiasm of the local people. Two lions dance together accompanied by flute and drums. It was designated as a prefectural intangible folk cultural property in March 1976.

It takes place every year on November 1st or the Sunday just before November 1st.

Nov 1th or the Sunday just before Nov 1st every year

Address : 1367 Kiyokawa Minabe-town Hidaka-gun , Wakayama
Phone number : 0739-74-8787