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Kagurazaka Matsuri Festival | Jul. 26 - 29, 2023

Hozuki(Japanese lantern plant) Market will be held at the temple in Kakurazaka. A traditional Japanese folk dance will also be performed on the streets there.

Kagurazaka Matsuri Festival

Date: July 26th(Wed) - 29th(Sat) 2023
Location: Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

28th- 29th  17:30-12:00
Hozuki(Japanese lantern plant) Market with 45 food stalls lining on the street will take place in front of  Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple. Fork arts will be performed on the stage in the temple.

26th - 27th 
Groups of Awaodori  (traditional Japanese folk dance) dancers parade the streets. One starts from Akagi-jinja Shrine, and the other starts from underneath of the Kagurazaka slope to the upper end.

Official website: Kagurazakasaka Touri Shotenkai Shopping Street
http://www.kagurazaka.in/ (Japanese website)

Youtube by bartendernahito: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2hhFqDvtf8

Getting there by train:
Take the JR Sobu-sen train and get off at Iidabashi Station 飯田橋駅. 1-min walk from the west exit of the station.