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57th Tokyo Speciality / Kanda Used Book Festival

57th Tokyo Speciality / Kanda Used Book Festival

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Used Book Festival where you can enjoy even if you’re not familiar with the BOOK

Kanda Used Book Festival is celebrating the 57th this year. The festival is the largest event to be held in Kanda Jimbocho Used-Book stores street. Now, the festival is known as one of Tokyo specialties, and many people visit to look for favorite book from oversea and all over Japan.

A various events will be held during the festival, but among them, you should particularly check the open-air used book market and specialties used book sale event.

57th Tokyo Speciality / Kanda Used Book Festival

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In the open-air used book market, bookshelves are lined up over the sidewalk of Yasukuni Street about 500 meters, so many books are sold in bargain price that is once a year.

57th Tokyo Speciality / Kanda Used Book Festival

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Specialties Used Book sale event has gathered domestic and abroad valuable books that usually are not found in shops. If you are looking for rare book, you should visit.

57th Tokyo Speciality / Kanda Used Book Festival

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Such as ukiyo-e and dolls of puppet play (China) except for books

Also various products such as old-fashioned toys and ukiyo-e will sell except for books in some stores.

And since workshops that you can experience to engrave the original ownership mark on your own will be held, you can also enjoy sufficient who are not familiar with books.

Details

【Open-air Used Book market】

【Specialties Used Book sale event】

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Event Name 57th Tokyo Speciality / Kanda Used Book Festival
Venue Kanda Jimbocho used-book stores street
Dates October 28, 2016 – November 6, 2016
Note 【Open-air Used Book market】
Oct 28-Nov 6 10:00-19:00
Venue: Along Yasukuni Street/Kanda Jimbocho intersection/Other
※The final day, Closed 18:00
※The event will be canceled in case of rain
【Specialties Used Book sale event】
Oct 28-Oct 30 10:00-18:00
Venue: Tokyo Kosho Kaikan building Underground hall
※The final day, Closed 17:00
*Please check the official site for the other events.
Open Hours The time differs depending on the event.
Admission Free
Pay for food/drink and product sales at the venue.
Address 【Open-air Used Book market】
2-7 Kanda-Jinbocho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

【Specialties Used Book sale event】
3-22 Kanda-Ogawamachi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Contact 03-3293-0161
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