With its 400-year-old temple, retro shopping street and exquisite Japanese gardens, Shibamata is a true hidden gem nested in Katsushika Ward, Tokyo. A popular film series from the late 1900s titled Otoko wa Tsurai yo ("It's tough being a man") is set here, and the district is often...
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Katsushika, Tokyo Event Calendar
|November 23-February 29: Lighting Collaboration Kanamachi
A light display will be held in Kanamachi, primarily along the way from Kanamachi Station (MAP) to the Tokyo University of Science Katsushika Campus (MAP). While the lights are on, special events will also take place in the Kanamachi district.
|November 8-February 29: Oideyo Kameari Winter illumination 2020
This illumination event will be held primarily in the vicinity of Kameari Station (MAP). While the lights are on, special events will also take place in the Kameari neighborhood.
|January 5: Hashigo-nori
Hashigo-nori, an exhibition of acrobatic ladder-climbing, is held as a bringer of good luck for the New Year. The many skills the performers show atop ladders seven meters high are well worth seeing! This event is held at several locations throughout Katsushika, including Katsushika City Hall (MAP), Taishakuten Sando (MAP), and Katsushika Hikawa Shrine (MAP).
Itinerary in Katsushika City
Two of the things that most people connect to Japan are anime and manga. These works are often based on real places in Japan. One of those places is Katsushika City in Tokyo, where fans can enter the universe of two world-famous series: Captain Tsubasa and Kochira Katsushikaku Kamearikoenmae...
Discovering Shitamachi Food in Katsushika
At the eastern tip of Tokyo is Katsushika City. Packed with the retro flair of the shitamachi*, this district is brimming with budget gourmet eats from the past and it's just a 30-minute train ride from Tokyo's central area. Here are our 5 top picks for local specialties! *Shitamachi...
Katsushika City Popular tourist spot videos
■ Iris Festival in Katsushika City, Tokyo
★ Horikiri Iris Garden→ Map
★ Mizumoto Park→ Map
Official website (Japanese): http://www.katsushika-kanko.com/news/updates/post_2018.php
■ Mizumoto Park in Katsushika, Tokyo
Address: 3-2 Mizumotokoen, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo
■ Mingle with the locals in Katsushika, Tokyo
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