Things to do / Traditional festivals

Tokyo: Hatsu Daishi

First fair of the year. A lot of open-air stalls sell Daruma, sweets, clothes and the like in the compound of the temple and its neighborhood.

Schedule & Key events:
6 a.m.-

Location: Nishiarai Daishi Temple and others, Adachi-ku, Tokyo

Tobu Daishi Line to Daishi-mae 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.