Last Monday was a national holiday in Japan celebrating the Coming of Age when all those who have reached 20 years old are congratulated for getting to the age of majority ( i.e. late "bar-mitzva"). The young women use long sleeves kimonos and men prefer a western suit gathering in groups commemorating this special event.
(by Yuya Shino / Reuters)
Hoping to see these specially dressed young people we went to Sensoji, also known as Asakusa Kannon Temple, that is one of the most popular Buddhist temples in Tokyo.
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