灯ろう流し    Downtown

Torou Nagashi (Float Lantern on the River)

Ancestral name is written on the lantern and candles are lit, and send off the spirits of the dead on the lanterns floated on the waters of Watarase River.
Basic Information・Access
Date 
August 17th ※Same day in every year Cancelled in 2020 to prevent the coronavirus infection
5:30 pm ~ 8:30 pm
Reschedule to next day in case of rain 

Place
Between Naka Bridge and Tanaka Bridge, North side of Watarase Riverbank 

Phone 
+81-284-21-6990(Fukugonji Temple)

Access
7 minutes by walk from JR Ryomo Line Ashikaga Station
10 minutes by walk from Tobu Isesaki Line Ashikagashi Station
15 minutes from Ashikaga I.C on the Kita-Kanto Expressway
30 minutes from Sano-Fujioka I.C on the Tohoku Expressway

Parking Lot 
Nakabashi Ryokuchi Riverbed 

Others 
Lantern is sold in the Temples that is the member of Ashikaga Bukkyo Wagoukai
Advance Sell : 1,000 jpy
Sold on the day : 1,200 jpy
September ,2021
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