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Coming of Age Day 2023

Coming of Age Day 2023

January 9, 2023, Tokyo, Japan – Twenty-year-old people in colorful kimono dresses walk at Ginza fashion district in Tokyo for the Coming-of-Age Day on Monday, January 9, 2023. (Photo by […]

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Tori no Ichi festival at Otori Shrine in Asakusa

Tori no Ichi festival at Otori Shrine in Asakusa

General view, November 28, 2022 – Tori no Ichi festival in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. People gather at Otori Shrine in Asakusa area for Tori no ichi. This is an annual […]

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Japanese Festival: Setsubun at Sensoji Temple Asakusa

Japanese Festival: Setsubun at Sensoji Temple Asakusa

On February 3 a special Setsubun celebration was held at Sensoji Temple in Asakusa, Tokyo. Click on any image below to see the full gallery. Contact us for licensing. Setsubun or […]

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Asakusa Nakamise street with year-end shoppers

Asakusa Nakamise street with year-end shoppers

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Year-end shoppers and tourists gather in the Asakusa Nakamise street leading to the Sensoji temple. It is customary for the Japanese people to visit Shinto […]

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Hagoita-Ichi fair at Asakusa Sensoji TempleHagoita-Ichi fair at Asakusa Sensoji TempleHagoita-Ichi fair at Asakusa Sensoji TempleHagoita-Ichi fair at Asakusa Sensoji TempleHagoita-Ichi fair at Asakusa Sensoji Temple

Hagoita-Ichi fair at Asakusa Sensoji TempleHagoita-Ichi fair at Asakusa Sensoji TempleHagoita-Ichi fair at Asakusa Sensoji TempleHagoita-Ichi fair at Asakusa Sensoji TempleHagoita-Ichi fair at Asakusa Sensoji Temple

Asakusa visitors take pictures of traditional Hagoita (Battledores) on display during the Hagoita-Ichi fair at the Sensoji Temple on December 17, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. Originated in the Edo period the […]