Tokyo: Hana Matsuri

Floral Festival to celebrate the Buddha's Birthday. Chigo-gyoretsu is the highlight.

Schedule & Key events:
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Food booths and other stalls are set up
from 11 a.m.: Chigo-gyoretsu
from noon: Taiko

Location: Tsukiji Hongan-ji Temple, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line to Tsukiji Station (H10), and then walk 1 min.

Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.