Summer festival of the area. The festival features hozuki (ground cherry) fair and Awa odori folk dancing performed by townspeople in yukata (cotton kimono).
Schedule & Key events:
● July 26 & 27, 5:30-10 p.m. Hozuki fair at the temple
● July 28 & 29, 7-9 p.m. Awa odori along the street
Location: Bishamonten Zenkoku-ji Temple, Kagurazaka-dori Street, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
(1) Tokyo Metro Yurakucho, Tozai or Namboku Line to Iidabashi Station (Y13, T06, N10) (Exit B3); (2) JR Sobu Line to Iidabashi Station (West Exit), 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.