Festivals of Japan

Events across Japan. A collection ranging from traditional to seasonal offerings.

Sanno Festival - Tokyo

The mikoshi brought into Edo Castle during the Tokugawa period, have been viewed and worshiped on a grand scale by successive shogun since the third shogun of the Tokugawa clan, Iemitsu, in what is known as the Tenka Festival. As the head of the three great Edo festivals, it is one of Japan’s three great festivals along with Kyoto’s Gion and Osaka’s Tenjin festivals.

Date Mid June
Official site http://www.tenkamatsuri.jp/
Location (venue) Hie-jinja Shrine
Address 2-10-5 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Price Free admission
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Region Kanto
Category Processions and parades, Shrines and temples

Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.

update: Mar.6.2017

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