While many celebrate the “new year” of setsubun by throwing beans, the staff of Gojoten Shrine in Ueno Park ward off evil with a ritual from the Heian period that uses leaves from chrysanthemum flowers.
For 2023, you will be to pre-register to join in the festivities. Please contact the shrine directly.Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.
3rd Feb, 2024
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Official site ⚠️ Link in Japanese
- 311 m from Keisei-ueno Station Keisei Main Line (KS1)
- 412 m from Ueno Station Ginza Line (G16)Hibiya Line (H18)Yamanote Line (JY5)Keihin-Tōhoku Line (JK30)Jōban Line (JJ4)
- 0.7 km from Ueno-okachimachi Station Oedo Line (E9)
Typical weather at this time:
High: 9 ºC Low: -1 ºC