In 1854 a tsunami struck Hiro village in Wakayama Prefecture, when Mr. Goryo Hamaguchi saved many lives of his fellow villagers. The festival is to ease the soul of the victims and to express appreciation for Mr. Hamaguchi who also built a large seawall at his own expense after the tsunami.
- Memorial service・Water festival
- Hiromura Teibou (Hirogawa Town in Wakayama Prefecture)
- Date(s) of Matsuri
- November 5
- Ten minutes taxi ride from JR Yuasa Station
- Conservation Group
- Hirohachiman Jinja