Things to do / Traditional festivals

Tokyo: Mizudome-no-mai

Dance of three Shishi lions and two dragons to pray for rain to stop. As people in this area suffered a catastrophic flood in the old times, this event came into being. 

Schedule & Key events:
1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Location: Gonsho-ji Temple, Ota-ku, Tokyo

Keikyu Line to Omorimachi Sta., and then walk 8 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.