Events in Japan

June - 6 :  Roku-gatsu

Events in Japan

Held at Shimoda Koen Park situated on a small mountain near the Perry Road in Shimoda, Izu. 3 millions of various Hydrangea flowers will color the park while this festival is held.

Built in 660, Kashima-jingu Shrine is one of the greatest three shrines in the greater Tokyo area, has been dedicated to the god of martial arts. The ceremonies include the performance of Kobudo demonstrations and Momoteshiki Samurai Archly.

Arakawa City Art Culture Promotion Foundation holds a handmade product market at the event hall near Nippori Fabric Town.

One of the three largest traditional festivals in Tokyo and even in Japan, has a long history back to the Edo Period

Atago-jinja Shrine is located on the hill top of Atagoyama or Mt Atago, the highest mountain in the 23 wards of Tokyo, at an altitude of 25.7m. Atago-jinja Shrine is known for the thrilling, steep stone stairs. On the hill top of Atagoyama there is also NHK Museum of Broadcasting, the admission is free.

Katsushika-ku Ward has iris gardens that includes Horikiri Iris Garden, the one with a history of hundred years, has depicted in Ukiyoe woodblock prints by renown artists such as Utagawa Hiroshige and Suzuki Harunobu.

A local festival held at Shoubunuma-koen Garden in Ayase, Adachi-ku ward, where more than 8000 iris flowers will be in bloom, and Jazz music will be played under the trees. During the festival, a world-food festival will also take place in Ayase town. Admission is free for both.

A large antique market held at Saitama Super Arena (Community Arena). More than 200 antique shops will participate. Admission is free.