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Tokyo: Dezome-shiki

Annual New Year's Fire Review of the Tokyo Metropolitan Fire Brigade. In Tokyo Big Sight, a mass display of the high-tech fire-fighting equipments is held and visitors can experience fire and earthquake simulation with the latest equipment.

Schedule & key events:
9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Location: Tokyo Big Sight and others, Koto-ku, Tokyo

(1) Yurikamome Monorail Line to Tokyo Big Sight Sta., and then walk 3 min. (2) Tokyo Rinkai Kosoku Railway Rinkai Line to Kokusai-Tenjijo Sta., and then walk 7 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.