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Matsuri

Japanese loca festivals, both religious and non-religous.
Japanese people love festival. There are thousands of festival held everywhere in Japan for all season. All of them are very unique and interesting. Some of the festival has over 1000 years of history. Each local area has special event and attraction. Even new festival like Asaksa Samba Carnival, they are very interesting and powerful. Dance, eat great food, and join carrying Mikoshi; all kinds of funs are contained in Japanese festival.

The contents of this Subcategory

Sanja Maturi

Hana-Mikoshi in Mino

Tokushima Awaodori

Koenji Awaodori

Kawagoe Matsuri

Yoshida Himatsuri

Hachioji Matsuri

Yosakoi Festival

Mitama Matsuri

Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri

Kanda Matsuri

Mikoshi Makuri

Kuroshio Wadaiko Festival

Kitamaci Awaodori Matsuri

Tsukiji Honganji Bon Odori Matsuri

Torigoe Matsuri

Gujo Odori in Aoyama

Ebisu Station Bon Odori

Kashiwa Matsuri

Marunouchi Ondo

Hamaori matsuri

Fukagawa Reitaisai

Ikegami Honmonji Bon Odori

Tora-san Matsuri

Akasaka Hikawa Matsuri

Kisibojin Oeshiki

Yokosuka Mikoshi Parade

Kinshicho Kawachi Ondo

Ushijima Shrine Bon Odori Honjo 1

Odawara Lantern Festival

Oyama Afuri Jinja Matsuri

Uraja Parade

Aki Matsuri of Azabu-Juban

Roppongi ARK Hills Aki Matsuri

Jiyugaoka Bon Odori

Yutenji Mitama Matsuri

Kagurazaka Matsuri

Hiratsuka Bonbori Festa

Narimasu Awaodori Matsuri

Nakameguro Awaodori

Hakozaki Summer Bon Odori

Shinyoshida Matsuri

Ushijima Shrine Bon Odori Ishi 3

Ushijima Shrine Bon Odori Honjo 3

Sugamo Station Bon Odori

Tsunashima Matsuri

Tokyo DaiJingu Bon Odori

Koyasan Tokyo Temple Bon Odori

Kasumi-cho Bon Odori

Akasaka Hikawa Bon Matsuri

Sakuragi Shrine Bon Odori

Iriya Asagao Ondo Matsuri

Kishibojin Bon Odori

Takanawa Bon Odori Dance

Urayasu Summer Bon Odori

Hatanodai Bon Dance Festival

Bon Odori at Minami Aoyama

Bon Odori at Motoshinmeigu Shrine

Kabukicho Matsuri

Ushijima Shrine Bon Odori Wakamiya

Kiso Dance

Ushijima Shrine Bon Odori Higashi 2

Ushijima Shrine Bon Odori Midorimachi

Ushijima Shrine Bon Odori Ishi 1

Ushijima Shrine Bon Odori Ishi 2

Sanja Maturi

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Information

May

Sanja Maturi (三社祭) is one of the most famous Mikoshi Festival in Japan. Sanja Matsuri is held in 3rd weekend of May at Asakusa Shrine and Sensoji Temple. It is three days festival and at the last day, all the towns of Asakusa carry the Miya Mikoshi, the mikoshi of the shrine by relay from one town to other town.

Tourist Info.
There are many food stands open at Sensoji Temple. Street will be packed by many people.

Access
0. at Ueno Station.
1. use Ginza Line to Asakusa
2. walk west.