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Saitama: Hatsu Daishi (Daruma Ichi)

First fair of Daruma. Many open-air stalls selling Daruma are set up in and around the temple.

Schedule & Key events:
sunrise-sunset

Location: Kawagoe Daishi Temple and others, Kawagoe, Saitama


Access:
(1) Seibu Shinjuku Line to Hon-Kawagoe Sta., and then walk 15 min. (2) Tobu Tojo Line to Kawagoeshi Sta., and then walk 18 min. (3) JR Kawagoe Line to Kawagoe Sta., and then walk 20 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.