The Oedo Kottouichi Japanese Antique Market is an (approximately) monthly event held in Yoyogi Park where the public gathers to sell its Japanese antiques. The market aims to educate people on Japanese culture and art, while creating an opportunity for locals to sell their antique goods at the largest outdoor antique market in Japan.
This event is an off-shoot of the twice-monthly antique market held in Tokyo International Forum.
N.B. The markets tend to be held monthly in autumn and winter and every other month in spring and summer.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no in-person Furusato Festival in 2021. There will be something happening online though. If you don’t have the time or money to go to those awesome but far-flung regional festivals, this is […]
Daikoku—a god of fortune—is offering up some good luck blessings to set your year off right at this traditional festival. Highlights of the festival include the following two events: On Saturday, a bone-chilling (literally) purification ceremony will be performed—”coming-of-age” participants will douse themselves […]
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Think second-hand kimonos, ceramics and other small trinkets. This is a good place to find stylish stuff and unusual souvenirs from Japan. Try to arrive early as both the market itself and the surrounding Yurakucho area with its many cafes […]