When: 08/03/15: All Day
Where: Takao Yakuoin Temple, 2177 Takaomachi
Walking barefoot over hot coals while praying for protection and safety may seem counter-productive but it certainly makes for an impressive spectacle. Taking place on the second Sunday of March at the foot of the beautiful Mt. Takao, this open-air fire ritual attracts worshippers looking to burn away impurities in the flames.
Mount Takao Fire-Walking Festival
More information: http://www.takaosan.or.jp/english/index.html
How much: free