FESTIVALS

January to March

Nanukado Hadaka Mairi Festival

Every year on January 7th the Naked Man Festival (Nanokado Hadaka Mairi) is held at Enzoji Temple, Yanaizu Town. During this traditional event - which draws many tourists every year - loincloth-clad make the challenging climb to the top of Enzoji Temple, to pray for happiness and protection from disease in the year to come. If you apply in advance, you can participate too!

Information

Location
176 Ko, Jikemachi, Yanaizu, Yanaizu-Town, Kawanuma County, Fukushima Pref.
Access
By car: Approx. 10 min from Aizubange exit on the Ban-etsu Expressway (via Route 252).
By train: 10 min walk from Aizu-Yanaizu Station on the JR Tadami Line.
Contact
Town hall, Regional Development Division, the Sightseeing Commerce and Industry Section
TEL:+81-241-42-2114
FAX:+81-241-42-3495
E-mail:kankou-shoukou@town.yanaizu.fukushima.jp
Blog
https://rediscoverfukushima.com/2018/01/10/yanaizu-naked-man-festival/

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