Ishiage (Stone Lifting) Festival at Sengen Shrine in Mt. Owari-Fuji

Ishiage (Stone Lifting) Festival at Sengen Shrine in Mt. Owari-Fuji

Ishiage (Stone Lifting) Festival is the summer festival at Sengen Shrine (Jinja) at the foot of Mt. Owari-Fuji in the southern part of Inuyama city.

Sengen Shrine in Mt. Owari-Fuji, Owari region, Inuyama City (Inuyama-shi)

The festival's origin is said to be a folk tale about height comparison between Mt. Owari-Fuji and its southern neighbor Mt. Hongu. The night festival is well-known for its magnificence and is designated one of the three famous festivals of the Owari region. Stones are offered by groups.
night festival at Mt. Owari-Fuji, Owari region, Inuyama.
Location and Contact:
Ishiage (Stone Lifting) Festival,
Sengen Shrine
Date: 1st Sunday in August
3 Fujiyama, Inuyama City (Inuyama-shi), Aichi Prefecture (Aichi-ken) 484-0057, Japan [Latitude, Longitude: 35.346820999999998,136.978804]
Getting There: 20 min by bus from Inuyama (Meitetsu Inuyama line)
Tel: 0568-67-0037
Ref.: http://inuyama.gr.jp/festival/783