Tokyobling's Blog

Nezu Shrine Festival – Today

Posted in Japanese Traditions, People, Places by tokyobling on September 21, 2014

The season for late summer festivals are not over yet! If you are in Tokyo today I recommend heading over to the Nezu Shrine right on the edge of Bunkyo Ward, not far from Ueno. It has a little bit of everything, performances, omikoshi, yatai (food and games stands) and ceremonies. Lots of fun for any age! I especially enjoy the all-female taiko drummers, whom also performed twice yesterday.

Yesterday’s festival was punctuated by a bit of rain but today looks like it will be drier. I took these photos during last year’s festival when the weather was fantastic.











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  1. amadl said, on September 22, 2014 at 11:53 am

    The femaLe taiko drummers Looked fantastic (and pretty 😀 )
    Love the Last two photographs


    • tokyobling said, on September 24, 2014 at 5:35 am

      Thank you amadl! (^-^) Yes this might be one of the prettiest taiko teams in Tokyo! (^-^)


  2. ambrasomewhere said, on September 24, 2014 at 12:54 pm

    Kind of magic!


  3. Timi said, on October 5, 2014 at 4:32 pm

    The little girl with the goldfish is a lovely moment to catch, good job :3 and so cute!


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