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Gujo Odori in Aoyama

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Gujo Odori in Aoyama (郡上おどりin青山) is one of the exciting Bon Odori Matsuri in Tokyo. It is held in the end of Aoyama, Tokyo. Gujo Odori is very famous Bon Odori of Gifu prefecture. There are 10 kinds of Bon Odori in Gujo, and you can enjoy dancing them at this Matsuri. Thousands of people join and enjoy Gujo Odori Dance in Aoyama. Also, it has shops that sales the local foods and products from Gujo.

Tourist Info.
It is held in the end of June (most likely the last weekend of June.)
Two days.
Food festival starts around 13:00.
Dance lecture starts at 15:30.
Dancing starts at 16:00
Finish at 19:00 to 19:30.

Access
0. at Shibuya Station.
1. use Ginza Line to Gaienmae Station.
2. walk north (5 min.)

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Detailed Travel Guide

Gujo Odori is one of three major folk dances in Japan. In Gujo City in Gifu, there are all night Bon Odori Matsuri in the middle of August.

Gujo Odori dance with the real music and singer playing songs. Dancers must wear Geta, wooden zori, to assist the music. Dance is very simple. Therefore, the beginners can join the dancing circle very easily.

Gujo Odori Dance
Kawasaki
Harukoma
Sanbyaku
Yacchiku
Kocho Kawasaki
Gengenbarabara
Nekonoko
Sawagi
Kanku
Matsuzaka

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