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Shibuya Fesitval, Konnou Hachimangu

  Sep 19th, 2010

The Konnou Hachimangu Shrine in Shibuya dates back to 1092. This weekend there was a festival held in the grounds of the Shrine to celebrate “Wa” (和), all things that are Japanese, which of course included Sake tasting.

Shibuya Festival, Konnou Hachimangu

A Priest surveys the crowds below

The entrance way to Konnou Hachimangu

The entrance way to Konnou Hachimangu

Taking a look inside the grounds as the festival gets setup

Taking a look inside the grounds as the festival gets setup

A number of events were being shown on the stage here during the 2 days of the festival

A number of events were being shown on the stage here during the 2 days of the festival

You cant have a festival in Japan without food stalls. Lunch was looking pretty good about now

You cant have a festival in Japan without food stalls. Lunch was looking pretty good about now

One of the smaller Shrines inside the grounds

One of the smaller Shrines inside the grounds

The main Temple area

The main Temple area

This was a special show put on for the children, which they all seemed to enjoy

This was a special show put on for the children, which they all seemed to enjoy

Takoyaki always a familiar sight at festivals, always a good taste

Takoyaki always a familiar sight at festivals, always a good taste

Nice feature with some bright reds

Nice feature with some bright reds

One of the Temples in the area

One of the Temples in the area

Food and Japanese Sake being served in this area, with some good music to go along

Food and Japanese Sake being served in this area, with some good music to go along

People get entertained with some Japanese songs

People get entertained with some Japanese songs

Nice to see many people turning up in Kimono

Nice to see many people turning up in Kimono

It is a nice green area of Shibuya near the Konnou Hachimangu Shrine. Well worth a visit on any day

It is a nice green area of Shibuya near the Konnou Hachimangu Shrine. Well worth a visit on any day

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