- Takehisa Yumeji Exhibition (until July 1st )
- Myanmar Festival 2018 (June 30th – July 1st)
- Ofuji-san Potted Plants Festival (June 30th, July 1st)
- The 25th Gujo Odori in Aoyama (June 30th- July 1st)
Takehisa Yumeji Exhibition (until July 1st )
Takehisa Yumeji is a very famous illustrator of post-war Japan. The exhibition shows a collection of writings, drawings, woodblock prints. Some original drawings are shown to the public for the first time.
Place: Tokyo Station gallery (closed on Mondays).
Official website: Tokyo Station Gallery
Access: Outside the ticket gates at JR Tokyo station’s Marunouchi exit. Detailed access from the various metro lines is available here.
Myanmar Festival 2018 (June 30th – July 1st)
Come and meet Burmese culture and cuisine! If you have not done it yet, it is also a good chance to visit Zojoji temple.
Place: Zojoji Temple
Official website (Japanese only): Myanmar Festival
Access: Shiba-Koen Station (Tokyo Metro Mita line), Daimon Station (Tokyo Metro Asakusa Line, Toei Oedo lines), exit A6
Ofuji-san Potted Plants Festival (June 30th, July 1st)
Ofuji-san is the other name of Sengen Shrine. Many flower stalls will be installed around the shrine. Since it is the rainy season, it is sad that plants you buy at this market will grow well. Apparently you might spot the local geishas doing shopping too.
Place: Sengen Shrine
Website: Sengen Shrine website
Access: 10min on foot from Asakusa station (Tokyo Metro Ginza line, Asakusa Line)
The 25th Gujo Odori in Aoyama (June 30th- July 1st)
Gujo Odori is a very traditional summer dance from Gifu prefecture, usually danced for Obon. You can enjoy them in Tokyo too during this weekend’s afternoons.
Place: On the parking lot of Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
Website (Japanese Only): Aoyama Gaienmae
Access: 3mn on foot from Gaienmae Station (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line)