Early
Aug
 2023

Tsukiji Honganji Bon Dance Festival

Dance to the beat of the taiko drums — or just watch — at this annual Bon dance festival at Tsukiji Honganji temple. As a bonus of being so close to the gourmet hot spots of Tsukiji Market and Ginza, there will be various restaurants with stalls selling better-than-average festival fare. They also have a costume competition which leads to some pretty unusual dance partners…

The dancing gets underway after sunset, with numbers restricted due to COVID-19.

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