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Asakusajinja Shrine / Sanja Matsuri Festival



Asakusajinja Shrine / Sanja Matsuri Festival
JAPAN
TOKYO  •  Asakusa  •  Ongoing
 
The name Sanja is derived from three Shinto gods, enshrined in the Asakusajinja shrine. About 100 portable shrines are carried by bearers in elaborate costumes around Asakusa. The splendid processions and traditional dances attract some two million visitors for the three-day festival.

Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau


Contact: Tel: (81) 3 32 87 70 23

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