“Benten Festival” on 29 OCT around Enkakuji temple and nearby
Engakuji Temple will hold “Benten Festival” held once every 60 years on Sunday 29 October.
◆ “Parade” takes place on the road in front of the temple gate (9:40-11:45 free).
Special entrance fee into Engakuji temple compound is:
2,000 yen (flat fee for every person)
◆ This is a commemorative ticket for that day (29 OCT) only.
◆ The closing ceremony of the “Benten Festival” (12:00-12:30) and the open-air live concert (14:00-16:00) after the festival are open to ticket holders.
◆ The permanent red seal reception desk and store next to the main gate will be closed.
◆ Only special hinoki red seals (¥1,000) are available at the Benten Hall near the national treasure Big Bell.
◆ Depending on the crowds on the day, there may be restrictions on worship area.
For more information, please click on the link below (only in Japanese).
■Official web site of the Festival :