Winter Solstice Festival

Photo by Edmund Yeo used under Creative Commons.

Called the Touji Matsuri or Toujisai in Japanese, this festival takes place at both a shrine (Ana Hachinmangu) and a temple (Houjouji) in the Nishi Waseda area.

Traditionally, this time of year marks the plunge into the depths of winter, so to protect yourself from the cold weather, you can buy a mamori or charm from either the shrine or the temple – or both for good measure.

Additionally, there is a large winter market with stalls selling winter produce (such as yuzu citrus) as well as hot food to keep you warm.

Dates:
Venue: Ana Hachimangu Shrine
Entry: Free
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Closest station(s): Waseda
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