Hagi Lantern Festival (Hagi mantoue)

萩・万灯会 

The fantastic scenery that the light of the candle makes

According to Japanese Buddhist tradition, the spirits of one’s ancestors are honored during Obon in summer. Hagi Lantern Festival is held at the two separate family temples of the Mōri clan. At Daishōin Temple more than 500 stone lanterns are lit on 13 August, then again on 15 August at Tōkōji Temple. A magical atmosphere.

Basic info

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Website http://www.hagishi.com/event/mantoue/
Date Hagi Lantern Festival 2020 has been canceled.
(Every year on August 13th・15th)
Place Daishoin Temple(4132 Tsubaki,Hagi city) at Aug 13th / Tokoji Temple(1647 Chintō, Hagi City) at Aug 15th
Contact info. Hagi Tourism Association
Phone 0838-25-1750