Tsuinae Ceremony

Tsuinae Ceremony

追儺会(鬼追い式)

Tsuinae Ceremony

追儺会(鬼追い式)

Interested in chasing away evil spirits? Attend the “Setsubun” festival at Kohfukuji Temple on February 2nd. “Setsubun” means “seasonal division” and is associated with the Lunar New Year and indicates the start of spring. The practice was introduced from China in the 8th century and is said to repel evil spirits from the previous year as well as evil spirits in the year to come. The ceremony takes places at the Eastern Golden Hall and features a performance of red, blue, and black coloured demons that represents human’s worldly desires.

Venue Details & Access Info
Event Location

Kofukuji Temple

Address

48 Noboriojicho, Nara (Kohfukuji Temple)

奈良市登大路町48(興福寺)

Access

From Kintetsu Nara Station:
- 5 minutes on foot from the station.

Related Venues Kohfukuji Temple

Name/address in local language

  • 追儺会(鬼追い式) Tsuinae Ceremony
  • address 奈良市登大路町48(興福寺) 48 Noboriojicho, Nara (Kohfukuji Temple)
  • Address
Opening Time & Admissions
Event Date

03 Feb - 03 Feb

Opening Hours

18:30 - 19:30

Payment

Cash only

Available Foreign Languages

No foreign language spoken (Japanese only)

Contact Details
Tel

0742-22-7755

Website

http://www.kasugano.com/kankou/tsuinae/

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