Parade of 1000 Samurai

The ‘1,000 Samurai Parade,’ held in the Japanese city of Nikko (a 1 hour 40 minute train ride north of Tokyo) every May 18 and Oct. 17, commemorates the 1617 enshrinement at Nikko of the remains of Ieyasu Tokugawa, founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate.



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