The Boro-ichi is a market in Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan. There is also a traditional Boro-ichi festival or "matsuri" which happens during the market. The market started in 1578.
These days the market happens every year on January 15 and 16, and on December 15 and 16. There are over 700 stalls. More than 200,000 people come to the market. Most of the things people sell in the market are old and cheap. They sell things like antiques, books, plants and food.
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- From rags to riches Setagaya's long-running Boroichi market offers bargains and bites Japan Times, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009