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Torikoe Matsuri (Anual festival of the Torikoe Jinja Shrine)

Source: Taito-ku

The “Night festival” where the portable shrine with lanterns is surrounded by highly held lanterns and entering the shrine is fantastic

At Torikoe Jinja Shrine, which has a history of more than 1300 years, the Torikoe Matsuri is held in conjunction with the anual festival on June 9 th every year, this year will be held on June 10 and 11th.

The highlight of the festival is the carrying of Mikoshi (portable shrine) of the main shrine, which is held on the 11th. This portable shrine is known as the heaviest one in Tokyo.

Source: Taito-ku

Source: Taito-ku

Sarutahiko (Tengu), Tekomai dancers, and children with flags of five colors lead the parade of portable shrine.

In the evening, the appearance of the portable shrine with lanterns surrounded by highly held lanterns is called “Torikoe night festival”, and the festival will be at its peak.

Source: Taito-ku

Details

Event Name Torikoe Matsuri (Anual festival of the Torikoe Jinja Shrine)
Venue Around Torikoe Jinja Shrine
Dates June 10, 2017 – June 11, 2017
Open Hours 【June 11】
Carrying of portable shrines of the main shrine 6:30 – 21:00
*19:00 – night festival
Admission Free
Pay for food/drink and product sales at venue.
Address 2-4-1 Torikoe Taito-ku, Tokyo
Contact 03-3851-5033
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