Things to do / Traditional festivals

Tokyo: Hana Matsuri

Floral Festival to celebrate the Buddha's Birthday. Parade of local children pulling a papier-mache white elephant, is the highlight.

Schedule & Key events:
cancelled

Location: Senso-ji Temple, Taito-ku, Tokyo


Access:
Tokyo Metro Ginza Line or Toei Asakusa Subway Line to Asakusa Sta. (G19, A18), and then walk 5 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.