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This Week(End): Tokyo Area Events For June 10-11

Festivals, Exhibitions, And Fun In The City

By The Savvy Team
June 9, 2017
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This week is all about celebrating history, while enjoying modernity in all its forms! Step back in time with two widely popular shrine festivals, spare some time for the arts with two classic masterpiece exhibitions, then go ahead and end the weekend with a special firefly-inspired dinner or have a matcha beer! Enjoy!

Lion And The Parade

Tsukiji Shishi Festival

Happening once a year in Tsukiji, the Shishi Festival is one matsuri you don't want to miss out on. Held for protection and good luck, Namiyoke Inari Shrine will carry the mikoshi (portable shrine) and two golden lion heads across the streets. Immerse in the traditional cultural atmosphere as you enjoy a variety of matsuri snack food and shinto performances along the way.

Date
Fri, June 9-Sun, June 11, 2017
Time
12 p.m.-9 p.m (Fri)., 12 p.m.-10 p.m (Sat)., 6 a.m.-10 p.m (Sun).
Location
Namiyoke Inari Shrine, 6-20-37 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo (See map)
Fee
Free

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