27 Mar '17, 12am
[Ikegami Honmonji Spring Festival]Apr 1 - Apr 2 1-1-1 Ikegami Ota-ku
The birthday of the Buddha on April 8th, and this “Spring Festival” is held every year on the 1st Saturday and Sunday of April to celebrate it along with the arrival of spring. The festival is held mainly at Honmonji with additional participation throughout the Ikegami area. At the oldest five-story pagoda in the Kanto region (a designated important cultural property), the interior is open to the public just once a year during the festival period. In keeping with the birthday of the Buddha, hydrangea tea is served on the festival dates, and there is a flower festival children's parade. The event allows you to experience the arrival of spring amid the lush greenery of the temple grounds.