“Edo Tokyo Night Market” is a monthly cultural event where you can enjoy traditional Japanese culture performances and enjoy popular Japanese games amidst the gentle light of lanterns Kanda Myojin Shrine. This nightlife experience will surely be an unforgettable memory of your trip to Japan!
The power of Japanese culture
Gagaku performances using traditional musical instruments reverberating throughout the venue and the beat of Okinawa’s Ryukyu drums with their southern islands’ vibe: “Edo Tokyo Night Market” has a lot to offer. The Sword fighting chanbara plays are also impressive, while your heart will melt when you see the cute yokai monsters dancing cheerfully to the whole spectacle.
Try typical Japanese games
On one side of the grounds of the Kanda Myojin Shrine, a special area with lanterns and stands invite visitors to try out traditional Japanese games like kingyo sukui (goldfish scooping) and shateki (cork gun-shooting). If you just thought that you have seen these kinds of games in Japanese anime you are right! This night market is the perfect chance to try out these games for yourself!
“Edo Tokyo Night Market” is a wonderful event in a romantic setting with a nostalgic atmosphere. There is also a London bus shuttle connecting the Marunouchi (Tokyo Station) area, making the event easy to access.
The event will be held on two days every month, so if you are staying in Tokyo, please check it out. “Edo Tokyo Akari Exhibition” is also held until February 9th, so you can see both at the next night market on February 8th and 9th 2020!