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New Year's in Tokyo 2021: All you need to know when visiting a shrine or a temple

Hatsumode, the first shrine or temple visit of the new year, is an important event in Japan. Not only for Japanese but also for foreign residents, visiting a shrine on New Year’s day to celebrate the beginning of the new year has become a new tradition.
However, hatsumode in 2021 is different than previous years. COVID-19 is still spreading in and outside Japan, making it important to prevent crowds.
In this article, we are introducing popular shrines and temples that tend to get crowded for hatsumode, and everything you need to know before visiting!
http://visit-minato-city.com/hatsumode-new-years-tokyo-2021/

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