Articles for the theme Events and Festivals in Miyajima Island


Kiyomori Festival

Kiyomori Matsuri

This festival celebrates the memory of the brave Taira no Kiyomori (1118-1181) who labored for the prosperity of Miyajima.

Party Kangensai

Kangensai Festival

Medieval ships gliding on the water, accompanied by the haunting sound of drums, flutes and other stringed instruments, all supported by a cheering crowd?

Fireworks near the sanctuary itsukushima in Miyajima

Miyajima Fireworks

Every year in August, on the 26th, an explosion of colors and shapes lights the sky over Miyajima behind the iconic torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine, offering an unforgettable spectacle.