Edible Adventures: Buddhist Obon and Carnival Food

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Sunday July 14

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10:00 AM  –  2:00 PM

Get an insider’s view of the Buddhist temples in Little Tokyo and their roles in the past and today. Learn about the various obon festivals and carnivals they host and the foods that are part of them. This tour includes visits to Koyasan Beikoku Betsuin, Higashi Honganji, and the Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple (also known as Nishi Hongwanji), culminating in an Obon Carnival lunch at Nishi Hongwanji!

$28 Members; $35 Non-members. Museum admission and lunch at Nishi included. Limited to 20 participants. Comfortable shoes recommended.

This tour is sold out. If you would like to be placed on a waitlist, please email visitorservices@janm.org to be notified if spaces open up.

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