Setsubun Tsuinashiki at Zojoji Temple

One of the more popular Setsubun events in the city is held at Zojoji Temple, overlooked by Tokyo Tower. To mark the change of seasons and bring in good luck and fortune for the coming year, the traditional mamemaki bean-throwing ceremony wards off evil spirits and bad luck. Those born in the current Chinese zodiac year (year of the dog), including celebrities and members of the public who applied to take part, dress up in traditional garb and throw soybeans out to the crowds below.

Image: mutaso via Flickr under CC

Date

Feb 03 2018

Time

12:00

Cost

Free

More Info

Event Website
Zōjōji Temple

Location

Zōjōji Temple
4-7-35 Shibakoen, Minato-ku

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