Miyoshi Bonden Festival

The ritual of Miyoshi Bonten Festival, also referred to as “Bonten Fighting,” is held at Mt. Taihei Miyoshi Shrine. Men jostle each other violently in a race to make offerings of Bonten to pray for  bountiful harvest and good health for their families.

Miyoshi Bonden Festival
Date and Time:
January 17 every year
Mt. Taihei Miyoshi Shrine, Hiroomote