On the side of the cobblestone street, you can see a mysterious approach with pebbles on both ends.That is Kawagoe Kumano Shrine's "Stepping Health Road".An interesting place to walk barefoot to stimulate the acupuncture points on the soles of your feet and hope for health benefits.
It is said that it began in XNUMX when Renkeiji Temple's second-generation Honorable Bun'o monk solicited from Kishu Kumano, and is known as a god of good luck, marriage, and warding off evil.
Your company crest is "Yatagarasu" with three legs, which is used by Kumano Ogami.It is also said to be a bird that invites the dawn and a bird that invites the sun, and is widely worshiped as a sacred bird that leads to the world of hope.Similarly, the "Katsukatsu Amulet" officially recognized by the Japan Football Association (JFA), which has "Yatagarasu" as its symbol mark, is also popular.
One of the specialties, "Kawagoe Tori no Ichi (Owashi Shrine)" is held on December XNUMXrd every year.Tens of thousands of good men and women gather from nearby areas in search of lucky charms such as big rakes.
In addition, the festival of Itsukushima Shrine (Zeniarai Benzaiten) is held on the third Sunday of every month.On the day of the event, the gifts purified at Takaraike will be distributed free of charge to those attending the gift distribution festival at XNUMX:XNUMX am and XNUMX:XNUMX pm.At the Kagura-den, musical accompaniment and kagura performed by the Renjaku Neighborhood Association in the town are also performed.
In addition, there are also Musuhi no Niwa where you can get a word from Yatagarasu, Onbashira where you can get the double spirit of the crow Tengu and Akihasan Hongu Akiha Shrine, and a luck test wheel throwing (Kayu Inari Shrine). It is deeply loved by the locals.
Address350-0066 Renjakucho, Kawagoe City, Saitama Prefecture 17-1