Hatsumode / 初詣
Hatsumode is a religious customer in Japan on New Year’s Day.
The first visit of the year to a shrine or temple at New Year’s.
Worshippers often visit noted shrines or temples on New Year’s Eve or first of January
to pray for happiness and prosperity in the new year.
Some of people visit shrines or temples on the first three days of New Year or later during the first week.
To buy good-luck charms such as hamaya at the stalls on their way back home.
Jan. 01, 2022