Beyond the 800-year feud
Hiraizumi is a town that was destroyed by Genji of Kamakura over 800 years ago. Overcoming the feud between the Yoritomo Gen and the Yoshitsune brothers during the Kamakura period, in 1995 he conducted an exchange project with Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture. By the introduction of Tsuruoka Hachimangu Shrine (Turuoka Hachimangugu) in this year, we will deepen our relationship with the Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine Shintokai Federation of Fukagawa, Koto-ku, Tokyo, which is said to be the place of departure for Matsuo Susumu In July of the year, the "Heiseimizu Water Shrine" was held for the first time in Hiraizumi with the cooperation of the Association, and it has been established as a townsman participation type festival since the 9th fiscal year of 2003.
Established as a festival for townspeople participation
Hiraizumi Watering Shrine is held every year in late July, and on the previous day is held a night market sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and a shrine where traditional folk dances and folk art performances are exhibited by townspeople.
On the day of the tour, we will leave the site of the Kan-no-Ohin, and walk along the shrine from the roadside to the Chusonji Golden Hall via Moshi-ji and Hiraizumi Station while taking a bath of clean water.
About 500 people from the town have a good time at Hiraizumi Watering Shrine, which has been firmly established as a participatory festival. In addition, towners, Koto wards and tourists gather by the effect of the festival where the bearers of the Tomioka Hachiman Shrine Shinshu Association will join in a large number of towns each year and deepen the heart contact as a place of communication beyond the boundaries of the area There is.
In addition, this is "association to interact with Koto wards" in 2000, and participates in Koto ward folk festival every year and leads to local development, promotion through sightseeing PR and special product sale.