Suwa Shrine

Suwa Shrine すわじんじゃ
Enshrined deity-based Emperor's name God, annual festival are August 27.
On the day "mikoshi portable shrine togo" by ancient rite banner year dance is carried out.
In addition, great parade of flower shade dance birthplace Festival is developed on 28th, the following day.

Suwa Shrine summary: What kansei made Suwa great gracious god was considered to be opening, and descendant of reimokujuka where the foundation of Suwa Shrine was vassal of Yoshitsune Minamoto was local deity of Obanazawa from ancient times. Because Obanazawa chief administrator did veneration when the Edo era began and *rei did prayer to neighboring people and protected, it seemed to be full very much. We move to the present location in (1791) in 1791, and front shrine is considered to be Old building built in those days. "Obanazawa gagaku" and "festival music" dedicated by annual festival are appointed by Obanazawa-shi designation intangible cultural asset.

■Obanazawa festival musical accompaniment
(every year August 27) of flower shade Festival for the first day is Suwa Shrine Festivals. Suite of "ogenkei, yaen, sukoro" descending from the Imperial Court where the festival music is elegant. Intangible cultural asset of city. We are told that kaesakyushiki of local deity Suwa Shrine of Obanazawa was dedicated as one of the entertainments to celebrate.

  • Name Suwa Shrine
  • Location 3-1-6, Fumotomachi, Obanazawa-shi
  • Phone number 0237-22-1111
  • FAX number 0237-22-3222
  • Access From Obanazawa bus terminal a 10-minute walk
  • Parking lot
  • Contact information Obanazawa-shi Commerce, Industry and Sightseeing Division
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[Last updated] March 07, 2013
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