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Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri

Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri Schedule:2015.8.13〜16 Address:Tomioka Hachiman-gu Shrine(1-20-3 Tomioka,Koto-ku,Tokyo)URL:http://www.tomiokahachimangu.or.jp/ The annual festival at Tomioka Hachiman-gu Shrine, which is held around 15th August, is also known as the Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri. It is one of the three largest festivals of Edo. Once every three years, the event...

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Asakusa SANJA MATSURI

SANJA MATSURI, which is one of the Three Great Festivals of EDO (now Tokyo), is held on the third Saturday and Sunday every May by the Ujiko ( inhabitants of the neighbouring community) at Asakusa Shirne (previously called “SANJA Daigongen Shrine” ),sacred to the tutelary...

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Nezujinja shrine Annual Grand Festival

Nezujinja shrine Annual Grand Festival Schedule:Mid-September 2015 – Late September 2015 Address:Nezujinja shrin(1-28-9 Nezu,Bunkyo-ku,Tokyo) URL:http://www.nedujinja.or.jp/ The Nezujinja shrine Annual Grand Festival, which is known as one of the three great festivals of Edo, also takes place there in September. It’s said that this festival began...

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Asakusa Samba Carnival

Asakusa Samba Carnival Schedule:2015.8.29 Address:台東区浅草 馬道通り~雷門通り URL:http://www.asakusa-samba.org/ The largest samba carnival in Japan is a perfect finale to summer in Asakusa. The event attracts authentic samba dance teams from across Japan. The highlight of the carnival is the colorful, gorgeous costumes—along with the beautiful dancers...

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Koenji Awa-odori Dance

Koenji Awa-odori Dance Schedule:2015.8.29〜30  Start/end time:5:00–8:00 p.m. Address:Koenjiminami 2-, 3-, and 4-chome, and Koenjikita 2- and 3-chome  Along the shopping streets north and south of JR Koenji Station URL:http://www.koenji-awaodori.com/ The Koenji Awa-odori Dance has grown to be counted as a major summer event of Tokyo....

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Hibiya Park Marunouchi Ondo Bon-odori Dance Festival

Schedule:2015.8.28〜29 Address:Hibiya Park fountain and second flower garden(1-5 Hibiyakoen,Chiyoda-ku)URL:http://http://www.kanko-chiyoda.jp/tabid/2056/Default.aspx Every year, a huge crowd flocks to the urban bon-odori dance festival held in the osasis of Tokyo, Hibiya Park. Employees of businesses in the Marunouchi-Hibiya area, foreigners, and local residents form circle upon circle around...