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Traveling Traditional Japan

is a website dedicated to traditonal places around Tokyo, for now.

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Traditonal Events
Upcoming traditonal events around Tokyo.
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Nihonbashi Kyobashi Matsuri
2017.10.13: Article on
Nihonbashi Kyobashi Matsuri in Chuo-ku, Tokyo
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A large parade of traditional dances takes place at this festival held at Nihonbashi area in late Oct.
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2017.10.09
Updated "Upcoming Traditional Events around Tokyo" - added event info for mid-Oct.
Yasukuni Reitaisai
2017.10.09: Article on
Shuuki Reitaisai at Yasukuni Shrine in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
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At Shuuki Reitaisai of Yasukuni Shrine held Oct 17-20, many performances are dedicated.
Bettaraichi
2017.10.09: Article on
Bettara-ichi in Chuo-ku, Tokyo
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At Bettara-ichi held on Oct 19-20, many stalls are set up along the street.
Oeshiki
2017.10.06: Article on
Oeshiki at Zoshigaya Kishimojindo Temple in Toshima-ku, Tokyo
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A large mando procession is held annually on Oct 18 at Zoshigaya Kishimojindo Temple.
Oeshiki
2017.10.02: Article on
Oeshiki at Ikegami Honmonji Temple in Ota-ku, Tokyo
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A huge mando procession is held annually on the evening of Oct 12 at Ikegami Honmonji Temple.
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2017.09.28
Updated "Upcoming Traditional Events around Tokyo" - added event info for early Oct.
Takadanobaba Yabusame
2017.09.28: Article on
Takadanobaba Yabusame at Anahachimangu Shrine in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
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A Yabusame ritual is held at Anahachimangu Shrine and Toyama Park in mid-October.
Kusaji-shiki at Yasukuni Jinja
2017.09.27: Article on
Kusaji-shiki at Yasukuni Jinja Shrine in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
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In mid-October, an archery ritual in traditional outfits takes place at Yasukuni Shrine.
Hojo-e at Ichigaya Kameoka Hachimangu Shrine
2017.09.25: Article on
Hojo-e at Ichigaya Kameoka Hachimangu Shrine in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
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At Hojo-e of Ichigaya Kameoka Hachimangu Shrine in Oct or Nov, Bugaku, Gagaku etc. are dedicated.
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2017.09.19
Updated "Upcoming Traditional Events around Tokyo" - added event info for late Sept.
Akasaka Hikawa Matsuri
2017.09.13: Article on
Fukuro Matsuri in Toshima-ku, Tokyo
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Fukuro Matsuri consists of mikoshi procession in late Sep and yosakoi dance in early Oct.
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2017.09.11
Updated "Upcoming Traditional Events around Tokyo" - added event info for mid-Sept.
Akasaka Hikawa Matsuri
2017.09.06: Article on
Akasaka Hikawa Matsuri at Akasaka Hikawa Shrine in Minato-ku, Tokyo
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Mikoshi and dashi float processions are held at the Akasaka Hikawa Matsuri in mid-Sept.
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