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52nd Noboribetsu Jigoku Matsuri


UpdateFebruary 28, 2018
ReleaseFebruary 28, 2018

This is a cheerful event in which the door to “Hell” of Jigokudani, a famous place in Noboribetsu Onsen meaning “hell valley,” opens once a year and Yama (the King of Hell), a red ogre and a blue ogre come to the town. Yama (King of Hell)-shaped floats and huge ogre-shaped portable shrines parade around the town as ogres dance in groups and local forms of folk entertainment are performed for the crowds.




[Date] August 29 (Sat)-30 (Sun), 2014

[Venue] Noboribetsu Onsen, Noboribetsu City, Hokkaido

[Access] By Bus: Noboribetsu Station(on the JR Muroran Honsen Line)- the Noboribetsu Onsen Bus Terminal

[URL]  http://www.noboribetsu-spa.jp/?events=jigokumatsuri51&lang=en