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Benkei Festival(Benkei Matsuri)

弁慶まつり

Festival based on the Benkei legend

According to folklore, Musashibo Benkei (a famous Japanese warrior monk) was born in Tokei-jinja Shrine in Tanabe City, which is today a World Heritage site. Based on this legend, Benkei Festival is held with great extravagance in October every year in Tanabe City.

Information

Municipality
Central Tanabe City
Area
Toyo, Tanabe City
Season / Time zone
Winter(October) / Daytime Late afternoon Night
Weather conditions
Sunny Cloudy
Frequency of appearance
Once a year

Access

12 min. on foot from JR Kii-Tanabe Sta.

Tags

Recommended spot

JR Kii-Tanabe Station > JR Kii-Tonda Station