Fukusenji Autumn Festival

Tono City

Southern Iwate

October 17th every year

*Held in 2024 to be determined Fukusenji Temple, which was opened in the first year of the Taisho era, has a total area of ​​60,000 tsubo within the prefecture, and is the only sacred place of prayer in the prefecture where the New Shikoku 88 Sacred Sites and the New West Shikoku No. 33 Kannon Sacred Site are enshrined. Masu. In addition, the large, single-carved Kannon, which took 20 years to dig up by the second-generation chief priest Suriseki Yuzen, is a 1,200-year-old pine tree, and is said to be the largest carved wooden Kannon statue in Japan. The cage is 17 meters high and weighs 2.5 tons. The spring festival is held on May 5th, when cherry blossoms and azaleas bloom in the large precincts, and the autumn festival is held on October 17th, when the leaves are beautiful, and many worshipers come from within and outside the prefecture.

Matsuzaki Town, Tono City, Iwate Prefecture
October 17th every year
Fukusenji Temple
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