Setsubun Tsuina Ceremony at Ikegami Honmonji Temple


posted on June 21, 2016

Over 10,000 visitors celebrate the Setsubun ritual at Ikegami Honmonji Temple.

Ikegami Honmonji Temple will hold the Setsubun ceremony. Setsubun is a special ritual to cleanse away all the evil of the former year and drive away disease-bringing evil spirits for the coming year to practice mamemaki, bean scattering. Over 10,000 people enjoyed this ritual last year.

*Event dates and programs may be subject to change.

10 mins walk from Tokyu Ikegami Line, Ikegami Station
12 mins wakl from Toei Asakusa Line, Nishi Magome Station

Date Time Entry Address
Early Feb, 2017 Free 1-1-1 Ikegami, Ota-ku, Tokyo
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