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Kanda Festival

 

Kanda Festival, one of the biggest festivals in Japan, is being held at Kanda Myojin Shrine on 9 - 15 May!

 

This year, Kanda Festival is the full version that is held once two years. You are lucky to catch it up!

 

Kanda Festival 2019 Schedule
  • The first lite: 9 May 19:00 -
  • Local people's mikoshi parade: 10 May evening
  • Parade around Kanda, Nihonbashi, Tokyo Station, Akihabara: 11 May throughout the day (The mikoshi parade arrives at Kanda Myojin Shrine at 16:00)
  • Local's mikoshi parades: 12 May throughout the day
  • Matcha ceremony: 14 May 11:00 -
  • Noh play (traditional play and dance): 14 May 18:00 -
  • The main fesitval: 15 May 14:00 -

 

See the Traditional Parades & Visitor Information of Kanda Festival!


 

Sanja Festival

 

Annual Asakusa Sanja Festival is on 17 - 19 May!
It is one of the most exciting festivals in Tokyo. We can see traditional dances, parades, etc, at Asakusa Shrine right next to iconic Sensoji Temple!

 

See Report of Parades of Asakusa Sanja Festival

 

Go to Asakusa Sightseeing Guide


 

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Autumn Colors' peak is late November to early December in Tokyo.
Links to Blog: Autumn Colors in Tokyo City - Red Maple Leaves & Genuine Matcha in Rikugien Garden and more!


Cherry Blossoms (Sakura)

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Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Forecast & Report 2019
The season of cherry blossoms is late March to early April in Tokyo.

 

Cherry Blossom Forecast for 2020 will come in late January, 2020.
Trip Planning Advice for Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Festival Visitors to Japan by a Local


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