One of the largest festivals in Urawa city, Saitama. This traditional lucky charm market takes place every December 12th of the year.
About 1000 stalls will line on the street between Urawa station to Tsuki shrine, where many people visit to get the lucky charm "Kumade", wishing happiness and good fortune in the coming year.
Urawa Juuninchi-machi (on-12) Market
Date: December 12th
Location: JR Urawa station and Tsuki shrine, Urawa city, Saitama prefecture
Official information by Saitama Tourism and International Relations Bureau
About Tsuki Shrine
Tsuki shrine is known for its lovely stone statues of rabbits
Getting there by train from Tokyo station:
Take a train on the Ueno-Tokyo Line and get off at Urawa station 浦和駅.(25-min ride)
Take a train on the JR Keihin-tohoku Line and get off at Urawa station (40-min ride)