Torikoe Matsuri (Anual festival of the Torikoe Jinja Shrine)
The “Night festival” where the portable shrine with lanterns is surrounded by highly held lanterns and entering the shrine is fantastic
At Torikoe Jinja Shrine, which has a history of more than 1,300 years, the “Torikoe Matsuri” which is held in June every year will be held on June 8 and 9, 2019.
The highlight of the festival is the carrying of Mikoshi (portable shrine) of the main shrine, which will be held on the 9th. This portable shrine is known as the heaviest one in Tokyo.
Sarutahiko (Tengu), Tekomai dancers, and children with flags of five colors lead the parade of portable shrine.
In the evening, the appearance of the portable shrine with lanterns surrounded by highly held lanterns is called “Torikoe night festival”, and the festival will be at its peak.
|Event Name||Torikoe Matsuri (Anual festival of the Torikoe Jinja Shrine)|
|Venue||Around Torikoe Jinja Shrine|
|Dates||June 8, 2019 – June 9, 2019|
|Open Hours||【June 9】
Carrying of portable shrines of the main shrine 6:30 – 21:00
*19:00 – night festival
Pay for food/drink and product sales at venue.
|Address||2-4-1 Torikoe Taito-ku, Tokyo|