Torigoe Matsuri 2020

Torigoe Matsuri 2020
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Torigoe Matsuri 2020
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Torigoe Matsuri 2020
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This festival—centered around Torigoe Shrine in Asakusabashi—has a history dating back to the Heian era (794-1185 CE), but today is famous for the portable shrine,
sengan-mikoshi
(千貫神輿), which weighs in at almost 4 tons as is carried around the streets in the evening.
Event Times
Saturday
: Floats and smaller
carried by children can be seen in the morning from 10am, while between 4pm and 8pm other portable shrines are carried around the shrine.
Sunday
: The
leaves Torigoe Shrine at 6:30pm and returns, after travelling around the nearby districts, at around 9pm. There are also smaller portable shrines and floats that form part of the procession.
Stands (250+) selling the usual festival fare line the streets on both days.
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Venue
2-Chome 4-1 Torigoe
Taito
,
Tokyo
111-0054
Japan
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Ivan Llan
Disclaimer
Event details are taken from official sources whenever possible. It is always prudent to check the official event website before attending to make sure that there have not been any changes. If you know of an error in the calendar, then please let me know through the
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