The mikoshi brought into Edo Castle during the Tokugawa period have been viewed and worshiped on a grand scale by successive shogun since the days of 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.
|Event Dates||Every year from June 7 to 17|
|Event Details||Please see the official website for details. (There will be no Jinko-sai this fiscal year.)|
|Location (venue)||Hie-jinja Shrine|
|Address||2-10-5 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo|
|Category||Shrines and temples, Processions and parades|
Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.