◆◆  Events in Asakusa  ◆◆
Events in Asakusa
  • The New Year's visit "Hatsumode" on 1st January
    Asakusa Sensoji is the oldest temple in Tokyo.
    The New Year's visit to Sensoji Temple where Tokyo Skytree can be seen is beautiful in the main temple, five-storied pagoda, Hozomon, Kaminarimon light up.
  • Mid May Sanja Festival

    Mid May Sanja Festival
    It is a brave and gorgeous festival that left the atmosphere of Edo downtown.
    On Friday of the first day, 'A large matrix' walks in the town in Asakusa.
    On Saturdays "Parade of mikoshi in town" is done.
    100 mikoshi of Asakusa 44 town gather in Sensoji Temple, then walk around the town.
    On the last day of Sunday, we start at 6 am at Asakusa Shrine 's three mikoshi "Miyadashi". After that, the mikoshi walks each town meeting and returns to Asakusa Shrine in the evening and becomes "entering the Shrine".
  • June   Planting City of Mt. Fuji

    June Planting City of Mt. Fuji
    Tree planting city, which is held in accordance with the opening of Mt. Fuji.
    It has long been famous as "Uekiichi of Ofujisan ".
  • July 9th and 10th, 40 thousand six thousand days · Ground cherries city.

    July 9th and 10th, 40 thousand six thousand days · Ground cherries city.
    It is the day when the interest equivalent to visits of 46,000 days is obtained from 1716.
    "Ground cherries" reputed as a medicinal herb is sold in precincts.
  • Sumidagawa fireworks festival at the end of July.

    Sumidagawa fireworks festival at the end of July.
    About 10500 shots and about 12,000 fireworks will be launched into the night sky from two venues in the Sumida River.
  • Samba carnival end of August.

    Samba carnival end of August.
    An intense samba rhythm and a glamorous costume to live.
    In the summer of Tokyo downtown, Asakusa Samba Carnival will be dance in the Umamichi street and Kaminarimon Street.
  • November    Torinoichi(Otori shrine)

    November Torinoichi(Otori shrine)
    Torinoichi is a festival wishing for Luck invitation and Prosperous business, it is a typical event that continues from the Edo period.
  • December      Hagoitaichi

    December Hagoitaichi
    "Toshinoichi" was held in December every year since the Edo era where shops selling New Year items and luckies gather in the precincts.
    Since then, the popularity of women gathered from pasting the pattern of the popular kabuki actor on the Hago Board, became the style of "Hagoita Ichi" now.
  • New Year's Eve bells

    New Year's Eve bells
    New Year's Eve Bell will beat 108 bells in turn at the Benten mountain bell in Asakusa.
    It is an important annual event to send the passing year of Asakusa.

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