A rummage sale with a Japanese twist, this event will have plenty of second-hand kimono and obi (the belts that go with them) for sale. Raising money for a retreat for the children of Fukushima, all donations will go to a good cause. There will be fair trade coffee from East Timor and other drinks available too, so you can have a good wander on a Saturday morning.
The event will be held at Shomyoan, opposite Kiyosumi Teien, by Honseiji temple. It is best reached from Kiyosumi Shirakawa station, exit A1.
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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 […]
10:00am – 4:00pm