Things to do / Traditional festivals

Tokyo: Haijima Daishi Daruma Ichi

First fair of Daruma. About 300 open-air stalls selling Daruma of all types and sizes and others are set up in the compound of the temple and along the approach to the temple.

Schedule & key events:
● daily from 9 a.m.: sunset

Location: Haijima Daishi Temple and others, Akishima, Tokyo

(1) JR Chuo Line to Tachikawa Sta. (North Exit) From there, take bus to Haijima Daishi Bus Stop (2) JR Ome Line to Akishima Sta. (South Exit), and then walk 20 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.