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(The New Year Visit to Shrines and Temples)

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People visit shrines and temples to pray for the happiness, prosperity and safety of the coming year as the traditional custom of the New Year. Let us introduce you to the most popular places in Funabashi for praying.

Funabashi Daijingu (Miyamoto, 5-2-1 Phone 047-424-2333) is about 0.5 km from the Keisei Line Daijingu Shita station and about 1.5 km from JR Higashi Funabashi station.

Ninomiya Jinjya (Miyama 5-20-1 Phone 047-472-1213) is located near the bus stop of Ninomiya Jinjya of the Shin Keisei Bus or Keisei Bus from JR Tsudanuma station.

Takifudo (Kanasugi 6-25-1 Phone 047-448-2833) is about 1 km from the Shin Keisei Line Takifudo station.

People go out after they hear gJyoya-no-kaneh|New Yearfs Eve Bell. Quite a few people wear the traditional gKimonoh on these special days. gOsechi-Ryourih-specially prepared New Yearsf food is eaten after praying.

As the old saying says, gWhen you are in Rome, do as the Romans doh, would you like to go out for the New Year prayer?

 
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