Daikoku Matsuri


When: 10/01/15 - 12/01/15: All Day

Where: Kanda Shrine, 2-16-2 Sotokanda

Head down to Kanda Shrine over the weekend to catch an assortment of interesting New Year traditions and festivities. Saturday sees a host of brave, scantily-clad souls brave the winter cold and submerge their bodies in icy water in a cleansing ritual, and traditionally garbed master-chefs show off some serious knife skills at Sunday’s knife ritual. Meanwhile, good luck for the year can be attained at Monday’s prayer festival.

Daikoku Matsuri

More information: http://www.kandamyoujin.or.jp/event/detail.html?id=2&m=01

How much: Free

Image: Justin Egli

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