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Tokyo: Kinryu-no-mai

Golden Dragon Dance. The dance to pray for a rich harvest of the year is performed three times a day. Golden Dragon parades from Kaminarimon Gate or Denpoin Tempe to the Main Hall, and Kinryu-no-mai is performed with Japanese musical instrumets on the ground of the temple.

Schedule & Key events:
from 11 a.m.: / from 1:30 p.m.: /3 p.m.-

Location: Senso-ji Temple, Taito-ku, Tokyo


Access:
Tokyo Metro Ginza Line or Toei Asakusa Subway Line to Asakusa Sta. (G19, A18), and then walk 5 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.