Posts Tagged ‘ kagurazaka ’

Festival Lanterns

Jul 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Photo Gallery

The streets were awash in lantern light and food stalls lined the area around the Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple this past week at theĀ  Kagurazaka Festival. After partaking our fill of great matsuri food and beer amongst the other revelers we decided to wander through that alleys of Kagurazaka to get away from the crowds along […]



Kagurazaka Festival

Jul 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Festivals, Tokyo and Vicinity

In the center of the Tokyo’s Yamanote line you will find Kagurazaka Slope, an area that was once just beyond the walls of the imperial palace grounds, and where artists, politicians and Geisha once mingled. The name Kagurazaka is a combination of kagura (a shrine-dance to music) and saka (hill) and evokes the sites and […]