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Friday, April 28, 2012

Manshoji Temple Fudo Myoo no Ennichi / Osu Kannon Antique Market



Osu's Ennichi 28th Historically, there are many temples and shrines in the suburbs of Osu, and it is said that visiting them on Ennichi is especially beneficial. In order to familiarize visitors with the temple, various events are held every month at temples and shrines in Osu on the days of the fair. The 28th day of every month is Fudo Myoo's festival day. The 28th of every month is the feast day of Akamon Myoo (also known as "Myooon-san" by the locals). The 28th of each month is the feast day of Akamon Myo'o (Myo'onsan), a deity of the shrine. Akamon 28 (Nippachi) Festival: Akamon-dori is turned into a pedestrian paradise, and Osu-based idol groups OS☆U and OS☆K perform live and cosplay parades are held. In addition, an antique market is held at "Osu Kannon" from 5:00 a.m. to around 4:00 p.m. Various antiques, such as pottery, kimonos, and cute toys, are all lined up in a row. You may find a bargain! *Hours vary depending on exhibitors.