Another Tokyo TAMA

River purse of portable shrine

Every year in Hamura City, the “Hamura Spring Matsuri Festival (a regularly held festival at Yakumo Shrine)” will be held on the second Saturday and Sunday of April during the “Hamura Hana-to-Mizu Matsuri Festival”. As the main part of the grand festival, there will be a Mikoshi from Inari Shrine which will cross the river at Sekishita in Hamura. A large turnout of tourists come visit to see this stirring event every spring.