Posts Tagged ‘ Asakusa ’

Shinto Rituals for Health & Longevity

Jun 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Events

A variety or rituals and rites are performed at Shinto shrine throughout Japan each year.  Many are associated with good luck, good health, prosperity and longevity.  Two such rites can be witnessed in Tokyo at the Torigoe Shrine on June 30th and July 1st. Chinowa Kuguri This tradition of passing through a straw or reed […]

Japan:A Closer Look At Tokyo-Part 2

Feb 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Regional Travel Resources, Tokyo and Vicinity

Today Honor (UKTokyoite) from Tokyotopia continues her series of guests posts on Tokyo in our Japan: A Closer Look Series. Last week she shared some fun things to do and see in southern Tokyo and today she will tells us about some of the great things to do and see in the northern half of […]