Bon-dancing and Summer Festival at Zojoji Temple Tokyo

Partners Information: Shiba Park Hotel invites guests to experience Japanese culture at a ‘bon-dancing’ festival at Zojoji Temple on 27-28 July 2018.

Bon-dancing is a Japanese tradition. Participants clad in yukata (summer kimono) dance around a yagura (wooden tower). The ritual was traditionally held to calm ancestral spirits. These days, it is enjoyed as a recreational event.

Hotel staff in yukata will introduce the ‘bon’ custom and escort guests to the Bon-dancing and Summer Festival at Zojoji Temple. The event is free for Shiba Park Hotel guests.

About the Shiba Park Hotel

Conveniently located in central Tokyo, Shiba Park Hotel is easily accessible from both Narita and Haneda Aiports by Airport Limousine Bus. There are four train and subway stations within a walking distance, offering great access to Tokyo’s major sightseeing spots and business districts.

Shiba Park Hotel continues to welcome guests from around the world and hopes for guests to “feel relaxed as they are at home, even in the midst of a trip.”

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