Things to do / Traditional festivals

Tokyo: Chushu Kangen-sai

Court Music Festival associated with the mid-autumn full moon. Taiko, Bugaku (ancient court dance with music), Gagaku (court music), and Kagura are performed in the precincts. Advanced tickets (3,000 JPY) are sold at the shrine from one month before.

Schedule & Key events:
6 p.m.-

Location: Hie-jinja Shrine, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

(1) Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line to Akasaka Sta. (C06)(Exit 2), and then walk 3 min. (2) Tokyo Metro Ginza or Namboku Line to Tameike-Sanno Sta. (G06, N06)(Exit 7), and then walk 3 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.