Chinkasai Fire Festival
December 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm| Free
With most people living in the wooden houses, closely clustered together along narrow streets for centuries, fear of calamitous fires is deeply ingrained in the Japanese psyche. The Chinkasai on Miyajima is an impressive fire appeasing festival held on New Year’s Eve.
Read more about the Chinkasai Fire Festival here.