Inoko Festival handed down in Hiroshima

At this festival, children follow the boar stone around, exhaling white breaths, saying, "Inoko, Inoko, Inoko are coming, and they're going to be prosperous, and they're going to be prosperous..." The Inoko Festival has been reborn in a new form with the creation of a device called the Inoko Installation, which uses the power of 88 bamboos to hoist large stones into the air. The Great Wild Inoko Festival inherits the spirit of the Inoko Festival, while also reviving the graceful interaction with the diverse and mysterious powers of nature in a style suitable for those of us living in the present. It's a new festival. There are various attractions such as the boar cub parade, the giant wild boar, festivals, and tug-of-war. The food stalls will offer delicious food for children, as well as bamboo sake and wild boar dishes.


Held for 2 days in early November every year
Meeting place
Fukuromachi Park
9-9 Fukuromachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture
Phone Number


9-9 Fukuromachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

From JR Hiroshima Station South Exit: Approximately 10 minutes by tram (other than Line 5), get off at Hatchobori stop, and walk approximately 5 minutes.

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