Participate in Oma’s Maso Procession(Y Project K.K.)

This is a tour to participate in the Maso Procession, a Shinto ritual held once a year, and pray for good luck in the famous fishing town of Oma

Oma is the bluefin tuna fishing capital of Japan. This fisherman’s town is famous across Japan for bringing in giant tuna that have sold at auction for as much as 333.6 million yen. At Oma, a Shinto ritual is held just once a year (on Ocean Day) to pray for a good catch and form a procession to worship Maso (Tenpi), a maritime sea goddess also known as Mazu. During this tour, you can participate in an unusual procession combining aspects of Japanese and Taiwanese Maso worship with the Oma fishermen.

-Maso has been worshipped in Oma since 1696, when she is said to have saved the boat of then-village leader Ito Gozaemon on the brink of shipwreck.

Area
Aomori
Shimokita
Category
Activities

General Information

Address
青森県大間町青森県下北郡大間町大間字蛇浦道11-7
Prices
\8,500 per person (incl. tax; with guide, pick-up/drop-off in town, and lunch)
Opening Times
[Office hours]
9:00am - 4:00pm
[Tours]
8:30am - 1:30pm
Closures
[Office]
Weekends and public holidays
[Tours]
Weekends; Every day during September - October
Duration
4 hours
Notes
Minimum participants: 2

Contact

Contact
Y Project K.K.
Telephone Number
0175-37-5073