Back in the Edo days, kites were considered lucky charms that help ward off fires, which were rampant at that time. Since then, a Kite Market, where kites are displayed and sold, has been held at
Ōji Inari Shrine annually on the Days of the Horse in February.
For 2023, that is February 5 and 17.
Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.
0.6 km from Ōji Station Namboku Line (N16) Tokyo Sakura Tram (Toden Arakawa Line) (SA16) Keihin-Tōhoku Line (JK36)
0.8 km from Asukayama Station Tokyo Sakura Tram (Toden Arakawa Line) (SA17)
1.0 km from Takinogawa-itchōme Station Tokyo Sakura Tram (Toden Arakawa Line) (SA18)
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Come hang out in a café every Saturday in Akihabara and boost your Japanese skills.
This free event gives you the chance to mingle with the city’s most talented creatives while also taking in the surrounding artwork on display.
Wander through the crowds with delicious German snacks and drinks, while live music and illuminations really embrace the Yule spirit.
11:00am – 9:30pm
¥1,000 – ¥2,000
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