Bunkyo Azalea (Tsutsuji) Festival at Nezu Jinja Shrine


posted on June 25, 2016

Enjoy a beautiful 3,000 azalea garden and events.

Bunkyo Azalea Festival (Tsutsuji Matsuri) will be held from early April to early May at Nezu Jinja Shrine. During the Fair you can enjoy approximately 3,000 azaleas of 100 species in a garden, an antique fair, many festive stalls and portable shrines (Mikoshi). Visitors are also allowed to enter the shrine's main building (a National Important Cultural Asset), statues and paintings that are not usually presented to the public.

*Event dates and programs may be subject to change.

5 mins walk from Chiyoda Line, Nezu Station
5 mins walk from Namboku Line, Todai Mae Station
10 mins walk from Mita Line, Hakusan Station

Date Time Entry Address
Early Apr, 2017 Free 1-28-9 Nezu, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
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