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Traveling Traditional Japan

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

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Kanda Matsuri Tori no Ichi Mikoshi
Traditonal Events
Upcoming traditonal events around Tokyo.
Upcoming Traditonal Events
Upcoming
Annual Event Schedule
Annual Schedule
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Area Guide
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Select a region and then an area.
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Area List
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What's New!
events
2017.02.19
Updated "Upcoming Traditional Events around Tokyo" - added events for mid-March.
Honkoji Temple
2017.02.17: Article on
Honkoji Temple in Shinagwa-ku, Tokyo
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There's a three-story pagoda and a tahoto-style pagoda at this temple.
Kaiunji Temple
2017.02.15: Article on
Kaiunji Temple in Shinagwa-ku, Tokyo
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Kaiunji is known for its shrine dedicated to a god of kitchen furnaces.
Oji Inari Takoichi
2017.02.14: Article on
Tako-ichi at Oji Inari Shrine in Kita-ku, Tokyo
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At the Tako-ichi held at Oji Inari Shrine, about 100 stalls will be set up.
events
2017.02.12
Updated "Upcoming Traditional Events around Tokyo" - added events for early-March.
Chiyoda Sakura Matsuri
2017.02.11: Article on
Chiyoda no Sakura Matsuri at Yasukuni Shrine & Chidorigafuchi Moat in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
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The Chiyoda no Sakura Matsuri is held from late March to early at Yasukuni Shrine & Chidorigafuchi Moat.
Ueno Sakura Matsuri
2017.02.10: Article on
Ueno Sakura Matsuri at Ueno Park in Taito-ku, Tokyo
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The Ueno Sakura Matsuri, held from late March to early at Ueno Park, is a festival to enjoy its famous cherry blossom.
Sanja Matsuri
2017.02.08: Article on
Sanja-matsuri at Asakusa Shrine in Taito-ku, Tokyo
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The Sanja Matsuri held in mid-May at Asakusa is one of the most famous traditional festivals in Tokyo.
Hosenji Setsubun
2017.02.08: Article on
Honzon-jigen-e at Sensoji Temple in Taito-ku, Tokyo
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On Mar 17-18, three mikoshi from Asakusa Shrine stay overnight at the main hall of Sensoji.
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