Tug-of-war Shinto ritual
Originating from a legend of Susanoonomikoto (the deity of this shrine) who vanquished the terrible Yamatanoorochi snake, this is one of the annual events which represent Osaka. A tug-of-war using an immense rope which represents the Orochi (big snake). The rope is then carried in the parade through the town.
Namba Yasaka Jinja Shrine〒556-0016 2-9-19, Motomachi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka City
|SCHEDULE||Jan 21 (Sun), 2018
8:30- Rope making
12:00- Parade following a tug-of-war on the shrine premises