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Updated: April 3, 2020
In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), various facilities around Tokyo may change their operating days or hours. In addition, some events may be canceled or postponed. Please check official facility or event websites for the latest updates and information.
Kanda-matsuri Festival is one of the three largest festivals in Edo, and indeed in all of Japan. The biennial Honmatsuri, or main festival, is held in odd-numbered years, and a smaller Kagematsuri in even-numbered years.Two grand events are reserved for the Honmatsuri: the Shinko-sai parade of portable shrines and Mikoshi Miya-iri procession of floats. The Kagematsuri this year features the Reitaisai, an important Shinto ritual for praying for the happiness of parishioners and peace and prosperity in Japan.
Kanda & Jimbocho
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