Things to do / Traditional festivals

Tokyo: Hanazono-jinja Reitaisai

Annual Festival of the shrine. The highlight of the festival is a procession of eight mikoshi owned by towns, parading through the neighborhood of the shrine. The festival is rather small in scale this year.

Schedule & Key events:
● May 26 from 10:30 a.m.: Parade of mikoshi

Location: Hanazono-jinja Shrine and others, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Tokyo Metro Marunouchi, Fukutoshin Line or Toei Shinjuku Subway Line to Shinjuku-Sanchome Sta. (M09, F13, S02)(Exit E2)

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.