Keya Kazedome Sumo


With ”Hassaku festival” held on August 1 (old calender), one of the shinto rituals ”Kazedome Sumo match”is held to pray for huge harvest and preventation of damage from tyhoons.  The boys who experience Hassaku for the first time wear a Sumo costume and a headband of red and white. They are cuddled with adult sumo wreslers and enter the ring. The adorable manner of the boys is one of the main attractions.

Basic Information

Address (Japanese) 819-1335 福岡県糸島市志摩芥屋675 大祖神社土俵場
Address Shimakeya Itoshima City, at the sumo ring of Taiso Shrine.
Telephone Number 092-328-2149(大祖神社相撲場)
Contact Itoshima Tourism Association
Access Get off at JR Chikuhi Line Susenji Station, it takes 8 minutes by a community bus Kawahara Line. After getting off the bus, it is 5minutes walk.

*Information on facilities is subject to change. Please check each official website for the latest information.


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