Hiroshima Dreamination

Peace Boulevard and around Peace Boulevard, Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan

1.4 million colored LED illuminations light to Hiroshima Peace Boulevard and the city center for 2 months.

Free

Matchlock Rifle Shooting at Kintai Bridge

Iwakuni Kintaikyo Bridge 1 Iwakuni, Iwakuni-shi, Yamaguchi-ken, Japan

Men in traditional samurai warrior costume perform a matchlock gun shooting exhibition on the wide riverbank at Kintai-kyo Bridge in Iwakuni.

Free

Firewalking ritual at Saikoku-ji Temple, Onomichi

Saikoku-ji Temple 29-27 Nishi-kubo-cho, Onomichi-shi, Hiroshima-ken, Japan

Goma Ritual burning of cedar sticks followed by fire walking. Members of the public set themselves up for a fortuitous

Free

Kintai Bridge Tondo Festival

Iwakuni Kintaikyo Bridge 1 Iwakuni, Iwakuni-shi, Yamaguchi-ken, Japan

The previous year's shrine good and new year amulets go up in flames on the banks of the Nishiki River

Free

Tondo Festival at Gokoku Shrine

Gokoku-jinja Shrine 2-21 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken, Japan

Hiroshima's most central and visitor-friendly new year tondo bonfire festival.

Free