Hinawa was originally used for Hinawa-ju, a matchlock.
Presently, Hinawa is mainly used for Okera-bi (sacred fire lit to keep away misfortune) by visitors to the Yasaka Shrine on the occasion of their New Year's sacred rite.
KANSAI Tourism Bureau
With the complete recovery of kansai international airport(kix) on september 21st, we start a campaign striving for tourism revitalization with "kansai inbound tourism revival plan" announced by japan tourism agency on september 21st. we welcome you back to kansai japan.
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