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Sanja Matsuri (Anual festival of the Asakusa Jinja Shrine)

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The wildest festival in Tokyo “Sanja Matsuri”

Asakusa Jinja Shrine worships Two fishermen brothers (Hamanari, Takenari, HINOKUMA) and wealthy landlord Hajinomatsuchi, who were involved in the creation of Sensoji Temple.
The annual festival is called the Sanja Matsuri. The Sanja Matsuri is known as the foremost rough festival in Tokyo, and 1.5 million visitors gather in the three days of the festival period. It will be held from October 17 to 18, 2020.

The carrying of portable shrines will not be held over this year. Please check the official website for details on the festival.


Event Name Sanja Matsuri (Anual festival of the Asakusa Jinja Shrine)
Venue Around Asakusa Jinja Shrine
Dates October 17, 2020 – October 18, 2020
Open Hours Depends on the event
Admission Admission Free
Pay for food/drink and product sales at the venue.
Address 2-3-1 Asakusa Taito-ku, Tokyo

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