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.
|Event Dates||Mid-June every year (tentative)|
|Location (venue)||Hie-jinja Shrine|
|Address||2-10-5 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo|
|Category||Processions and parades, Shrines and temples|
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