Things to do / Traditional festivals

Tokyo: Ikegami Honmon-ji O-eshiki

Buddhist memorial service featuring a night procession of people carrying Mando. About 100 Mando varying in size, decorated with paper cherry blossoms, are carried by a number of groups of people, starting one after another from Tokumochi Kaikan Hall near Ikegami Sta. to the temple.

Schedule & Key events:
● Oct. 12 6 p.m.-11 p.m. Procession of Mando

Location: Ikegami Honmon-ji Temple, Tokumochi Kaikan Hall and others, Ota-ku, Tokyo

(1) Tokyu Ikegami Line to Ikegami Sta., and then walk 10min. (2) Toei Asakusa Subway Line to Nishi-Magome Sta. (A01)(South Exit), and then walk 12 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.