Prefecture 47 of 47
21 - 22 Aug.
The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay will be held from 12 August 2021 until 24 August 2021, during the transition period from the Olympic Games to the Paralympic Games. It will aim to create a festive atmosphere in the run-up to the Paralympic Games while maintaining the momentum generated by the Olympic Games.
Going forward, Tokyo 2020 will coordinate with the authorities in each prefecture regarding the detailed schedule of Flame lighting festivals, departure ceremonies and other ceremonies along the route of the Relay. More information will be available in due course.
As of September 28, 2020
Torch Relay Route
22 August 2020
- Chiyoda City > Taito City > Sumida City > Koto City > Edogawa City
23 August 2020
- Kunitachi City > Hino City > Tachikawa City > Higashiyamato City > Kokubunji City
* The relay route, the municipalities the Torch Relay will travel through, the order in which it travels, the location of the Flame Celebration and any other information provided above are subject to change.
Places of interest in Tokyo
Once the final Paralympic flame has been lit, the Paralympic Torch Relay will then commence in Tokyo.
On 22 August, the Torch Relay will begin in the downtown area of the host city of Tokyo, travelling through the district's old and new sightseeing spots and visiting some of the most beautiful areas of the city. On 23 August, the Torch Relay will travel to the Tama area, where people can experience its harmonious mix of nature and culture.