-

Things to do / Traditional festivals

Tokyo: Seki-no Boro Ichi

Rag Fair at the temple and its neighboring area. It originated from an agricultural fair, but now the stalls sell clothes, food, toys and plants.
The highlight of this fair is Mando Gyoretsu (a procession of people, some holding lanterns and others sounding bells and drums).

Schedule & Key events:
● Dec. 9 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Rag Fair
7 p.m.-9 p.m. Mando Gyoretsu
● Dec. 10 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Rag Fair

Location: Honryu-ji Temple and others, Nerima-ku, Tokyo


Access:
Seibu Shinjuku Line to Musashi-seki Sta. (North Exit), 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.