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Jizoe Manto Kuyo

地蔵会万燈供養

Jizoe Manto Kuyo

地蔵会万燈供養

World Heritage Gangoji Temple hold its Jizoe Manto Kuyo ceremony on the evenings of August 23 and 24. Said to be a protector of children, Jizo is a popular member of the Japanese Buddhist pantheon, and this event is held in his honour. Over 10,000 candles illuminate the temple garden and stone Jizo statues lining the paths. Game stalls for the kids, festival food, and musical performances round out the event.

Venue Details & Access Info
Event Location

Gangoji Temple

Address

11 Chuincho, Nara (Gangoji Temple)

奈良市中院町11(元興寺)

Access

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

Related VenuesGangoji Temple

Name/address in local language

  • 地蔵会万燈供養 Jizoe Manto Kuyo
  • address 奈良市中院町11(元興寺) 11 Chuincho, Nara (Gangoji Temple)
  • Address
Opening Time & Admissions
Event Date

23 Aug - 24 Aug

Opening Hours

17:00 - 21:00

Admission

Free

Payment

Cash only

Available Foreign Languages

English

Information in English

Information in Chinese

Information in Korean

Contact Details
Website

http://www.naramachiinfo.jp/event/zizoue.html

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