Elizabeth Nozawa Onsen

Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival

Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival

15th January 2018

The Dosojin Matsuri, or Fire Festival, is, for Nozawa Onsen residents, the defining event of the year. It’s a three day progression of events that culminates in the burning of a three-storey high shrine built for the occasion. One of the most famous fire festivals in Japan, it’s an extraordinary spectacle and attracts many visitors. Book your accommodation a year in advance.

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