The Sanja Matsuri of Asakusa Shrine is one of the three main shrine festivals of Edo (Tokyo). The others are Hie Shrine’s Sanno Matsuri and Kanda Myojin Shrine’s Kanda Matsuri.
Friday: Daigyoretsu Parade through Asakusa. It includes the performance of traditional music and dance, Tobi-gashira Kiyari, Binzasara-mai, and Shirasagi-no-mai. Canceled in case of rain.
Saturday: About 100 mikoshi (portable shrines) from different neighborhoods come together at the shrine for purification and are carried through the neighborhoods.
Sunday: The three mikoshi of Asakusa Shrine are paraded through the district’s neighborhoods.
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・7 min. walk from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Asakusa Station
・7 min. walk from Tobu Skytree Line Asakusa Station
・9 min. walk from Toei Subway Asakusa Line Asakusa Station
・7 min. walk from Tsukuba Express Asakusa Station