Shimokitazawa Awa Odori Festival

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Shimokitazawa’s Ichibancho shopping district comes to life in mid August as the local Awa Odori festival parades through the streets.

Awa Odori is a traditional dance festival made up of many groups of choreographed dancers. It’s a chance to see participants donning traditional Obon outfits, singing, chanting and dancing throughout the neighborhood—a summertime classic!

Dates:
Entry: Free
Closest station(s): Shimokitazawa Station
Web: http://www.shimokita-awa.c...
Area: Shimokitazawa
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