Shingu Fire Festival Part 3

Shingu Fire Festival Part 3 (新宮お灯祭り)in Wakayama Prefecture picks up near Nishimura Kinenkan (新宮市の西村記念館)。We follow the Noboriko (上り子)along Eki Mae Hondori (駅本通り) to Hayatama Shrine (速玉神社) then to the entrance of Kamikura Shrine 〔神倉神社). We follow the noboriko up to the top of the mountain where over 2000 men and boys. There we see them receive the first fire and begin to light up the mountain under gotobiki rock (ごとびき岩).

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