“Hot town, summer in the city … “. The words to a well-known American classic rock song could have been written specifically about Tokyo in the warmer months. While summer in Japan is often a sweltering affair, there are still plenty of places you can go to either escape or enjoy the weather. Omori Furusato [...]
Kojiya Awa dance is known as a seasonal tradition of Ota city. Across 2 days, about 1,200 people cooperate and line up in 18 rows to cheer up the crowd with their dance. About 200 kids line up in 3 rows and dance as well. It is definitely a sight to see. Getting there Tokyu airport line [...]
The lit lanterns in the darkness of the Senzoku lake illuminates a sense of warmth to those visiting. The beautiful reflection that shines on the water surface is a sight to behold.
Mizudome-no-mai is a traditional spiritual event that is known to “stop rain”, which has been around for about 680 years. People at Mizudome-no-mai blow a conch shell and wear the mask of a lion as they dedicate their dance to the dragon god. Date: July 14th, 2016 (13:00~15:00) Getting there JR Keihin‐Tohoku line [Omori station] East exit; [...]
For those who would like to actually experience staying at a Japanese house, try Ota City certified private lodging. Stay in a non-tourist area, and try out some local shops and restaurants for a deeper understanding of Japan. Abide by the house rules and interact with your local neighbors for an unforgettable stay in Japan. You [...]
Haneda Airport (Domestic Terminal) will gather all of Ota city's charms together to host the “Ota Exposition at Haneda Airport” from June 11th 2016. This year will see the third edition of the exposition take place, with this year's theme based on local craftsmanship and Ota's sento bathhouses. Visitors will be able to witness and experience the traditional techniques used in workshops, see original paintings made by [...]
The Shunsho-no- Hibiki Concert was started in 1995 in order to commemorate the completion of the Iketsukihashi Bridge, a triple-arched bridge built on the west bank of Senzokuike Pond, and featured a performance from the great fue master Sanzaemon Takara, a Living National Treasure. At the end of March this year, the bridge finished undergoing its first reconstruction [...]
The hotel is only 10 minutes away from Haneda Airport by train. It is a great location since it is 3 minutes by foot from Keikyu Kamata station. It is very convenient for those who would like to go to Tokyo or Yokohama for sightseeing or business. Also, 8 minutes by foot from JR Keihin Tohoku line's Kamata station. [...]