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Chiba: Narita Taiko Matsuri

Traditional Japanese Taiko Festival. "Sengan Hana-Daiko," drum beating taken part in by about 800 parishioners, and "Naritasan Sennen Yobutai," a millennium night stage show of drum-beating under torchlights in the compound of the temple, are the highlight.

Schedule & Key events:

Location: Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple, Omotesando Street, Narita, Chiba

Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple: (1) JR Sobu Honsen Line Rapid Train (for Narita Airport) to Narita Sta.(East Exit), and then walk 10 min. (2) Keisei Line to Keisei-Narita Sta.(Central Exit), and then walk 10 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.

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