Things to do / Traditional festivals

Tokyo: Daruma Ichi

First fair of Daruma. Around 150 open-air stalls selling Daruma are set up. The festival features Chigo-Gyoretsu (a parade of children in fancy attire).

Schedule & Key events:
sunrise-sunset  Open-air stalls are set up
from 1:30 p.m.: Chigo-Gyoretsu is held in the compound of the temple

Location: Takahata Fudoson Temple, Hino, Tokyo

Keio Line to Takahata-Fudo Sta., and then walk 5 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.