The 51st Nipponbashi Bridge Wash

Jul 23, 2023 at 9:00am ~ Jul 23, 2023 at 11:00am

The Nihonbashi Bridge Preservation Society is holding yet again the Nipponbashi Bridge Cleaning event, a summer tradition in Nihonbashi.

The bridge cleaning is held yearly to preserve the beautification of Nihonbashi. This event is attended by many local people. Nihonbashi is washed by hand using eco-friendly detergents, and the Tokyo National Highway Office’s water trucks and fire trucks are also helping out to remove the year’s dirt.

Date: July 23, 2023 (Sunday) 9am – 11am
Reception: In front of the Nihonbashi Tourist Information Center across the Flower Square Nihonbashi Tourist Information Center (at the foot of the Nihonbashi Bridge) from 8:30am.

9am: Opening ceremony
9:35am: Nihonbashi bridge cleaning
10:30am: Final cleaning by Tokyo National Highway Office sprinkler truck
10:50am: Prayer for the traffic and disaster safety by the chief priest of Jizoji Temple
*Schedule is subject to change on the day



Start: Jul 23rd 2023 at 9:00am

End: Jul 23rd 2023 at 11:00am