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べったら市The Bettara-ichi (べったら市), held annually in the Nihombashi district from Octber 19 to 20, is a festival known for a lot of food stalls. They are located within several minutes away from either Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line Kodenma Station, Tokyo Metro Ginza Line & Hanzomon Line Mitsukoshi-mae Station, or JR Sobu Line Shin-nihombashi Station.

べったら市

The Bettara-ichi (べったら市), held annually at Takarada Ebisu Jinja Shrine (宝田恵比寿神社) and Suginomori Jinja Shrine (椙森神社) in the Nihombashi district of Tokyo from Octber 19 to 20, is a market accompanying a rite for Ebisu, a Shinto deity of fortune and trade enshrined at these two shrines.
At this fair, more than 500 food stalls are set up along the street between these two shrines. The term Bettara comes from Bettara-zuke, a kind of pickled daikon radish, sold at this fair, though stalls for this food are not so many nowadays.

Takarada Ebisu Jinja
Bettara-ichi
Suginomori Jinja
Bettara-ichi
The street connecting the shrines
Bettara-ichi
Stalls selling bettara-zuke
Bettara-ichi
Mikoshi procession at Takarada Ebisu Shrine
Bettara-ichi

There are rather small mikoshi processions on 19th, by children in the afternoon and by adults in the evening. On the evening of 20th, there are a bon-odori dance at Takarada Ebisu Shrine and Kagura theater at Suginomori Shrine.

Bettarai-chi
Nihonbashi Area, Chuo-ku, Tokyo MAP
Access : several min walk from Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line Kodenma Sta, Tokyo Metro Ginza Line & Hanzomon Line Mitsukoshi-mae Sta., or JR Sobu Line Shin-nihombashi Sta.