The Gojo Tenjin Shrine is one of the three major Tenjin shrines of Edo (Tokyo). Its festival takes place every year on the 25th of May. In some years, the shrines especially heavy mikoshi (portable shrine) is paraded around the neighborhood. This year, the “mikoshi-togyo” parade will not take place, but there will be a ritual archery contest.
Gojo Tenjin Shrine
Gojo Tenjin Shrine:
・3 min. walk from JR Ueno Station
・3 min. walk from Keisei-Line Keisei Ueno Station
・5 min. walk from Tokyo Metro Ueno Station