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Niko Fire Festival

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Niko Fire Festival
Niko Fire Festival is penance with 500-year history held at Sankozan Kongoji Temple in Niko area, Nachi Katsuura-cho town, every year on August 23rd.
The festival is believed to have started in 1510 during the Muromachi period to hold a memorial service for the people enshrined in Hokyoin pagoda in the mountain behind Kongoji Temple.
Adress: Niko, Nachi Katsuura-cho
Directions: Walk for 20 minutes from Yukawa station.
TEL: 0735-52-5311 (Nachi Katsuura Sightseeing Association)

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