Saiku & Saio Princess Festival

【Video】Saiku & Saio Princess Festival

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❶History and sightseeing spot of Toba City
❷Mikimoto Kokichi & Mikimoto Pearl Island
❸Toba Aquarium
❹Toba Sea-Folk Museum
❺History and sightseeing spot of Shima City
❻Tokaido Highway Suzukatoge Pass & Seki post town
❼Iga style ninja Museum
❽Saiku & Saio Princess Festival

Saio is the woman of the Imperial Family for serving the Ise Shrine instead of the Emperor. She was dispatched to Ise instead of the Emperor, and lived in Saiku. Saio was decided to be one person by one generation of Emperors, and was chosen by fortune-telling. The condition was unmarried. After being chosen, the trip for five nights and six days was taken from a capital to Ise in September about two years after. This was called Saio Gunko(carrying out in a large group). It was one of that time gayest processions. The Saio Festival is a thing reproducing this procession, and is held early in June every year.

Saiku Historical Museum

Existence of the ruins of Saiku became clear and Saiku Historical Museum was established as a prefectural museum on the remains of Saiku in 1989. Historical materials related to Saiku are exhibited abundantly.

Itsukinomiya History experience Museum

In Itsukinomiya History experience Museum, a life and culture of the aristocrat of the Heian period (794-1185) able be experienced. This museum is built by manner of Heian era palatial architecture, The visitor can try on the clothes of the aristocrat in the Heian period, such as Juni-hitoe (a ceremonial robe of a Japanese court lady).

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  • Saiku Historical Museum

    Saiku Historical Museum

  • The marks of Princess Saio's residence

    The marks of Princess Saio's residence

  • The marks of the well

    The marks of the well

  • The marks of the shanty

    The marks of the shanty

  • The scale model of Saiku(1/10)

    The scale model of Saiku(1/10)

  • The scale model of Saiku(1/10)

    The scale model of Saiku(1/10)

  • Itsukinomiya  History experience Museum

    Itsukinomiya History experience Museum

  • Juni-hitoe

    Juni-hitoe

  • Saio Princess Festival

    Saio Princess Festival

  • Saio Princess Festival

    Saio Princess Festival

  • Saio Princess Festival

    Saio Princess Festival

  • Saio Princess Festival

    Saio Princess Festival

  • Saio Princess Festival

    Saio Princess Festival

  • Saio Princess Festival

    Saio Princess Festival

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