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2024 The Mesmerizing World of Yayoi Kusama's Fireflies Infinity Mirror Room - Phoenix Art Museum #InfinityRoom #PhoenixMuseum (Re-Opens)
2024 - 28th Annual ALL TOYOTAFEST Event - Biggest Toyota Family Reunion Car Show in Long Beach, Over 500 1960’s to 2023 Toyota & Lexus!
2024 Complimentary Green Tea Service, Japan House (Enjoy a Free Drink & Wi-Fi, Browse Books, & Take in Stunning Views of Los Angeles)
Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirror Rooms - Two of Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Rooms-On View at The Broad
2024 Japanese Heritage Night Event - Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona D-backs at Dodger Stadium (Use Only Dodger Link)
2024 Annual Nisei Week Ondo Festival Event (Community Dance Celebration) & Closing Ceremony - Little Tokyo, LA (Sunday)
2024 The Samurai Collection (25 Year Collection Focused on Japanese Samurai Armor - Largest Collection Outside of Japan) Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Muller
2024 Heart Mountain Pilgrimage: Preserve and Memorialize the Heart Mountain World War II Japanese American Confinement Site (3 Days: Thu-Sat)
A Beautiful Japanese Rock Garden in Traditional Japanese Style, USC Campus (Video) Landscape Composed Arrangements of Rocks (Aid for Meditating)
2024 Los Angeles Dodgers Schedule with New Japanese Superstars Shohei Ohtani & Yoshinobu Yamamoto (2024 Schedule) [Video]
2024 - 78th Annual Japanese Food & Cultural Bazaar Event (Japanese Food) Buddhist Church of Sacramento
2024 Yayoi Kusama's Longing for Eternity - On View at The Broad
2024 Gardena Buddhist Church Obon Festival Event & Bon Odori (Taiko, Bon Odori Dancing, Food..) Largest Japanese Obon Festival in Southbay

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2024 Map of Historic San Jose Japantown, California

Things To See & Do in San Jose Japantown


San Jose is one of the oldest Japantowns in the United States.


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About San Jose Japantown

How Old is San Jose Japantown?

Japantown San Jose has been alive for more than 126 years now.

Where is San Jose Japantown Located?

San Jose Japantown town is located north of Downtown, and it is of the most prominent Japanese landmarks in the US. The development of the town is associated with what was then Chinatown that was developed by John Heinlen, but which faded away due to the great depression.

Where is San Jose Japantown Located?

San Jose Japantown town is located north of Downtown, and it is of the most prominent Japanese landmarks in the US.

Where Can I Find the History of San Jose Japantown?

The Japanese American Museum of San Jose holds the history of the Japanese in this area.

What is the Largest Japanese Festival in San Jose Japantown?

The San Jose Buddhist Church Obon Festival is the largest Japanese festival event in San Jose Japantown.

When Did the First Japanese Immigrants Come to San Jose?

The first generation Japanese (Issei) came to Santa Clara Valley because of the large farming work around 1890.

Where Do I Park in San Jose Japantown?

On Jackson Street there is metered parking. If you park off the main street you have 2 hour parking.

Where Can You Get Fresh Manju in San Jose Japantown?

Shuei-Do Manju Shop. They bake fresh Manju daily and everything is made by hand, the old fashioned way.