Asakusa Tori no Ichi Fair Ichi no Tori

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posted on April 15, 2016

Pray for a health, good fortune and good business for next year!!

Since the Edo period, Tori no Ichi Fair has been an annual traditional festival, which is held at shrines and temples nationwide on the day of Tori (Rooster) in Chinese calender, in November to wish good luck and business prosperity. In the Edo period, Tori no Ichi was the fist fair for welcoming New Year. The event usually take place for 3 days if the day of the Tori is 3 times. The festivity starts at midnight and continues for 24 hours until midnight as gorgeous ""kumade"" rakes decorated in gold and silver are sold by lively venders in the shrine and temple compound. Enjoy the atmosphere of the Tokyo's old downtown and wish for good luck!

*Event dates and programs may be subject to change.

Access:
9 mins walk from Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, Minowa Station
7 mins walk from Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, Iriya Station [exit 3]
8 mins walk from Tsukuba Express, Asakusa Station
11 mins walk from Toden Arakawa Line, Minowa-Bashi Station

Date Time Entry Address
Nov 11, 2016~Nov 12, 2016 12:00 am~12:00 am Free 3-18-7 Senzoku, Taito-ku
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