Dosojin Matsuri(”Dondo-yaki”)

どんど焼き

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Dosojin Festival is a fire festival to drive away demons. In this festival, a cone-shaped shed is built out of goshinboku (sacred trees) and bamboos, and then decorated with besoms for sweeping soot, ornaments including kadomatsu (New Year's decorative pine trees) as well as shime-nawa (sacred rice-straw ropes) and old dharmas, and finally burnt together with ofuda, omamori (amulet), etc.
Address 〒367-0212 Kodama, Kodama-cho, Honjo-shi
Access About 30 minutes' walk from Kodama Station on JR Hachiko Line.
Tel 0495-72-1334(Weekdays)
0495-72-1331(Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays)
Address
〒367-0212 Kodama, Kodama-cho, Honjo-shi
Access
About 30 minutes' walk from Kodama Station on JR Hachiko Line.
Tel
0495-72-1334(Weekdays)
0495-72-1331(Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays)

Honjo Sightseeing Association