Ho-e Parade / Sosha

From 10:00AM on 16 January, year’s 1st Ebisu festival of Harima Province Sosha, parading over the shopping streets in central Himeji, will be done. It is a traditionally symbolic parade of good-luck in this area.
Harimanokunisosha : It enshrines “god of the plant” and “god of marriage” as their main. At the end of Heian period, they combine 174 gods in Harimanokuni and they start calling the shrine Harimanokunisosha. It is famous for “Mitsuyamataisai” held once every 20 years.