Mikoshi Togyo (神輿渡御)

Mikoshi togyo refers to a Shinto ritual where a mikoshi (portable shrine) parades to pray for happiness of people lining the path of the parade.

Examples

Morioka Hachimangu Shrine (Hachiman-cho, Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture)
Asakusa-jinja Shrine (Asakusa, Taito Ward, Tokyo)
Torigoe-jinja Shrine (Torigoe, Taito Ward, Tokyo)
Gion Festival of Yasaka-jinja Shrine (Kyoto city, Kyoto Prefecture)
Hiyoshi-jinja Shrine Shinko-shinji (festival) (Yodoe-cho, Yonago City, Tottori Prefecture)