Yono Shichifukujin (Seven Gods of Fortune) Pilgrimage
The Seven Gods of Good Fortune are said to “dispel the seven hardships, and bring the seven fortunes”. On the 3rd of January, follow seven people dressed as the gods to visit seven different shrines, each honoring a different one.
Collecting of 7 pilgrim stamps
Time & Date: January 1-3, 2024 (9 am-4 pm)
During this period, you can collect commemorative stamps (100 yen per stamp) at each temple and shrine.
A sheet can be purchased at each temple and shrine.
-with 1 stamp costs 1,000 yen
-with 7 stamps cost 2,000 yen
*After Thursday, January 4, the sheet can be purchased at Okiya (1-12-19 Honmachi Nishi, Chuo-ku) along Yono-Honmachi Dori (until late January).Open Hours: 9 am-5 pm
The Costume Parade
Time & Date: 11:30 am- 2:30 pm, January 3, 2024
*Canceled in case of rain.
The schedule will be announced as soon as it is determined.
January 1-3, 2024 (9 am-4 pm)
(*The Costume Parade is held on Jan.3)
Near Yono-Hommachi Street