Ako Gishi-sai Festival
14th Dec 2017
Ako Gishi-sai is the religious festival based on the historical facts and it is said that in 1702 (Genroku 15), the Forty-seven samurais of Ako attacked the Kira Kozukenosuke’s residence and reported the successful revenge. During the event, a grand memorial service is held and the approach to the temple is filled with a variety of stalls. Sengaku-ji temple is well known for housing the graves of the Forty-seven Ako Gishi.