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2016 Akasaka Hikawa Matsuri

2016 Akasaka Hikawa Matsuri

Source: Akasaka Hikawa Shrine

The portable shrine (“Miya Mikoshi”) and Edo type float (“Dashi”) go around the city at the first time in about 100 years

In the “Akasaka Hikawa Matsuri” this year, and has made renewal of the portable shrine (“Miya Mikoshi”), which was destroyed after the war. In addition, the Edo-type floats (“Dashi”) that the name is “Saru” that has been stored for many years will also parade after finished the repair. The original Akasaka Hikawa Matsuri is that Miya Mikoshi and Edo-type Dashi go around the city together, this combination will be the resurrection of the first time in about 100 years since the Meiji era.

2016 Akasaka Hikawa Matsuri

Source: Akasaka Hikawa Shrine

Moreover, the group of “Waka Matsuri” that is keeping for about 400 years at the Kishu Wakayama where is the birthplace of Tokugawa Yoshimune, and the group of Akasaka geisha will join the parade.

2016 Akasaka Hikawa Matsuri

Source: Akasaka Hikawa Shrine

Such as TBS and Tokyo Midtown, in the modern cityscape background is “Edo picture scroll” will be waged. Also, cooks of Akasaka will be cooking with Kishu Wakayama foods, “glutton Shogun Festival” will be held from 9/5 to 9/19. Shrine parishioners are integrated it at the region becomes a largest festival in recent years.

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Event Name 2016 Akasaka Hikawa Matsuri
Venue Hikawa Shrine, around Akasaka/Roppongi
Dates September 15, 2016 – September 18, 2016
Note 9/17, 9/18 Bon Odori will be held at Akasaka Hikawa Shrine.
Some stalls will open at venue, also will open by the famous store of Akasaka
【Bon Odori】18:30~21:00
【Stalls】15:00~21:00
Open Hours 【9/15】10:00~ Open annual festival
【9/16】18:00~21:00 festival-eve (2 x portable shrines / 1 x dashi)
【9/17】13:00~18:00 portable shrine / dashi”Saru” go around the city
【9/18】09:00~17:00 Shinko-sai (main festival)
Admission Free
Pay for drink/food & products at the venue
Address 6-10-12 Akasaka Minato-ku, Tōkyō
Contact 03-3583-1935
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