Ryuo Festival


One of the great summer spectacles in the Nikko area, the Ryuo Festival centers on solemn Shinto rituals in the Ryuo Valley. On a more festive note, it also features impressive firework displays and parades through Kawaji Onsen and Kinugawa Onsen. With advance registration, women can help with carrying the mikoshi (portable shrines) in the processions.

*Ryuo festival has been cancelled in 2020.

How to get there:
Ryuokyo Gorge
10 minutes from Kinugawa-Onsen Station by buses bound for Kawaji Onsen/Yunishigawa Onsen to Ryuokyo-Iriguchi bus stop

Kinugawa Onsen
10-minute walk from Kinugawa-Onsen Station

Kawaji Onsen
15-minute walk from Kawaji Yumoto Station

July 24-26, 2020

Nikko City Tourism Association


Areas of Nikko