*Most ama festivals and rituals are not public events

 
Kozukumi-san

Kozukumi-san

Gokuage

Gokuage

Shirongo Matsuri

Shirongo Matsuri

Kazukiori

Kazukiori

Mikazuki Shinji

Mikazuki Shinji

Ishigami-san Matsuri

Ishigami-san Matsuri

Katako Kigansai

Katako Kigansai

Hamakiyome

Hamakiyome

Kojima Matsuri

Kojima Matsuri

Hamakiyome

Hamakiyome

Shiokake Matsuri

Shiokake Matsuri

Ishibotoke Reisai

Ishibotoke Reisai

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