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Mikasa-no-hama, Miyajima

Mikasa-no-hama, Miyajima-cho
Hatsukaichi-shi, 739-0588 Japan

Mikasa-no-hama is on Miyajima Island. It is the area between the Stone torii-gate that you see once you emerge from the Omotesando Shopping Street and the main entrance to Itsukushima Shrine.

December 2021

Chinkasai Fire Festival

December 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mikasa-no-hama, Miyajima, Mikasa-no-hama, Miyajima-cho
Hatsukaichi-shi, 739-0588 Japan
Free

Living in wooden houses, closely clustered together along narrow streets, for centuries, fear of calamitous fires is deeply ingrained in the Japanese psyche. The Chinkasai festival on Miyajima is an impressive fire prevention festival held early in the evening on New Year's Eve. Read more about what you can expect at the Chinkasai fire prevention festival here.  

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