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Things to do / Traditional festivals

Tokyo: Yabo Tenman-gu Reitai-sai

Annual Festival of the shrine. The highlight of this festival is a parade of Mando, poles decorated with artificial flowers and pictures, and Koshiki-Shishi-mai (lion dance).

Schedule & Key events:
● Sept. 21
from 8 p.m.: Parade of people with lanterns and Koshiki-Shishi-mai
performance at the shrine
● Sept. 22
from noon: Parade of Mando from JR Yaho Sta. to the shrine
from 3 p.m.: Koshiki-Shishi-mai performance at the shrine

Location: Yabo Tenman-gu Shrine, JR Yaho Sta. and others, Kunitachi, Tokyo


Access:
JR Nambu Line to Yaho Sta., 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.