Things to do / Traditional festivals

Osaka: Dai-Sagicho-hoe (Tondo)

Large bonfire. New Year's decorations are burned as prayer for prosperity and good health.

Schedule & key events:
from 3 p.m.: Ceremony & bonfire

Location: Ebara-ji Temple, Sakai, Osaka

JR Hanwa Line to Tsukuno Sta., and then walk 15 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.