May 10, 2016

Sanja Matsuri at Asakusa Shrine, Tokyo

Sanja Matsuri at Asakusa Shrine, Tokyo

13th - 15th May, 2016 | at Asakusa Shrine, Tokyo
Sanja Matsuri is one of Tokyo's three great festivals.
Held near the Asakusa Kannon Temple it features processions of over 100 Omikoshi, portable shrines.
The three-day festival climaxes on the final day with around 10,000 men dressed in happis chanting “Soiya! Soiya!” around the three Honja mikoshi said to carry three festival gods enshrined in Asakusa Shrine.
The festival attracted 1.5 million people everytime.  









# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/160517asakusa.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://www.sanjasama.jp/









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