Marunouchi Ondo

Travel Information

Marunouchi Ondo (丸の内音頭) is the biggest summer festival which you can enjoy Bon Odori Dance (盆踊り) in Tokyo. It held in Hibiya park which is located in the center of Tokyo. It started from 2003. See and join Japanese Bon Odori Dance. They have all kinds of Bon Odori songs of Tokyo. On the other side, there are many food stands. So, you can enjoy Bon Odori Dance and eat great Japanese food.

Tourist Info.
The festival hold at the end of August. About 20,000 people join.

0. at Tokyo Station
1. use Marunouchi Line to Kasumigaseki (4 min.)
2. walk east (2 min.)

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Detailed Travel Guide

Marunouchi Ondo

Experience Japanese Summer festival and join Bon Odori Dance at Marunouchi Ondo in Hibhiya park. Hibiya Parki is located in the center of Tokyo. Only this time it will colored by many people with Yukata (浴衣).

They have "Tokyo Ondo(東京音頭)" "Ginzakankan musume(銀座カンカン娘)" "Tankobushi(炭坑節)" and other famous Bon Odori songs. This festival is all about Bon Odori Dance. Not only people with Yukata close join the dance, but also people with suits who just get off from work join the dance.

Even if you don't know have to dance, You can just join the dancing circle and watch the people in the center, and try to copy their movement. Bon Odori Dance is not so complicated. Maybe within 10 minutes, you will able to dance.