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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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Update about events
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2018.12.07
Updated "Upcoming Traditional Events around Tokyo" - added event info for mid-Dec.
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Juninchimachi
2018.12.07: Article on
Juninchimachi at Tsuki Shrine in Saitama City, Saitama Pref.
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About a thousand stalls will be set up at this event held on Dec 12.
Tookamachi
2018.11.28: Article on
Tookamachi at Omiya Hikawa Shrine in Saitama City, Saitama Pref.
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Some two thousand stalls will be set up at this event held on Dec 10.
Niinamesai at Meiji Jingu
2018.11.16: Article on
Niinamesai at Meiji Shrine in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
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About ten treasure ships composed of vegetables will be exhibited at the shrine on Nov 23.
Rikugien fall foliage
2018.11.13: Article on
Fall Illumination at Rikugien Gardens in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
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A large bon-odori dance festival is held at Hibiya Park next to the Imperial Palace in late August.
Hibiya park bon-odori
2018.08.16: Article on
Marunouchi-ondo Da-bon-odori Taikai in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
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A large bon-odori dance festival is held at Hibiya Park next to the Imperial Palace in late August.
Harajuku Yosakoi
2018.08.16: Article on
Harajuku Super Yosakoi in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
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A large yokosai dance festival is held around JR Harajuku Station in late August.
Koenji Awa-odori
2018.08.16: Article on
Tokyo Koenji Awa-odori in Suginami-ku, Tokyo
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This is the second largest Awa-odori dance festival in Japan held in late August.
Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri
2018.08.10: Article on
Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri at Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine in Koto-ku, Tokyo
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A huge mikoshi procession is held every three years at this event held in August.
Reitaisai at Fukagawa Shinmeigu
2018.08.10: Article on
Reitaisai at Fukagawa Shinmeigu Shrine in Koto-ku, Tokyo
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Every three years, there's a joint procession of community-owned mikoshi at this event held in August.
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