Tondoyaki at Torigoe Jinja Shrine


posted on June 20, 2016

Let's bake mochi rice cake with the sacred fire, and bring good health of the year!

Tondoyaki is a rite of burning New Year's decorations, talismans and sacred arrows from last year. And it is believed that eating mochi rice cake, which baked with the sacred fire, bring you good health.

*Event dates and programs may be subject to change.

5 mins walk from Asakusa Line, Kuramae Station
6 mins walk from Oedo Line, Kuramae Station
8 mins walk from JR Sobu Line, Asakusa-bashi Station

Date Time Entry Address
Early Jan, 2018 Free 2-4-1 Torigoe, Taito-ku, Tokyo
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