This festival, with its origins dating back to time of The Nintoku Emperor, aims to ward off the effects of the hot summer by offering a large icicle to the deity of the shrine. Pilgrims are presented with cut-off (Kachiwari) pieces of this blessed icicle to suck-on to help them survive the heat.
Himuro Festival 2013
This event finished.
Namba Shrine(4-chome 1-3, Bakuro-machi,Chuou-ku)
Subway:Midosuji Line:Shinsaibashi Station(M19)/Hommachi Station(M18)