05 Jan '12, 6pm

New Year Day in Japan

New Year Day in Japan

2. Here we are at the Kanda Shrine (神田明神) near Akihabara. Very crowded desu with lots of people coming for Hatsumōde (初詣), the first shrine visit of the New Year. There are often long lines at major shrines throughout Japan, stretching all the way down the streets. Shrine going crowd during this period can last for 2, 3 days.

Full article: http://gordonator.com/2012/01/06/new-year-day-in-japan/

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