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)|
|Event Details||Please check each festival on the official website to confirm if it will take place this year or not.|
|Location (venue)||Hie-jinja Shrine|
|Address||2-10-5 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo|
|Category||Processions and parades, Shrines and temples|
Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.