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Narita, 22 Jan.

Naritasan Flower Festival

Naritasan Flower Festival

The Flower Festival celebrates the birth of Gautama Buddha, who is said to have been born on April 8 at the foot of the Himalaya some 2500 years ago. On the first day of the festival a large parade is held, led by the music and dance clubs of local schools, and followed by other local clubs, monks, and a statue of the Buddha sitting atop a white elephant. The parade moves from the entrance to Omotesando Street to the plaza below the main hall of Naritasan Shinshoji Temple, where the music, dance and baton clubs give a splendid performance. On the last day of the festival a special Buddhist memorial service is held to celebrate the Buddha’s birth, and anyone can attend.

Experience this on the Narita Airport Transit & Stay Program by booking a free Volunteer Guided Tour.

Narita Airport Transit & Stay Program Official Site

Tokyo (Narita) to Naritasan Flower Festival, Narita

    1. Narita Airport

      8 min

      300 yen

    2. Narita Station

      • Walk

      5 min

    3. Naritasan Flower Festival

      1 Narita, Narita-shi, Chiba Prefecture


All listed travel times and costs are approximate.