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Nezu Jinja Shrine Annual Grand Festival

Nezu Jinja Shrine Annual Grand Festival

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A traditional festival called the “Edo three major festivals” together with the Sanno Festival and the Kanda Festival

A festival held every September at Nezu Jinja Shrine, which has a history of over 1,900 years. This festival is called the “Edo three major festivals” with the Sanno Festival and the Kanda Festival. It is said that the Edo Shogunate the sixth shogun Tokugawa Ienobu has began the festival of Nezu Jinja Shrine through the feudal political system.
The festival will include performances of dancing that is called “Urayasu-no-mai” and “Sanza-no-mai” (an intangible cultural property designated by Bunkyo-ku).
This year is the year to hold the “Kage Matsuri” (minor festival), the “Shinko-sai” (carrying of portable shrine) which will be held once every four years will not be done.

Details

Event Name Nezu Jinja Shrine Annual Grand Festival
Venue Nezu Jinja Shrine
Dates September 16, 2017 – September 17, 2017
Open Hours 【Holding time of major events】
“Sanza-no-mai” 14:00 on September 17
“Urayasu-no-mai” 19:00 on September 16 and 17
Admission Free
Address 1-28-9 Nezu Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
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