Kanda-matsuri Festival

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Kanda-matsuri Festival is one of the three largest festivals in Edo, and indeed in all of Japan. The grand six-day celebration attracts the largest crowds especially on two days. In the Shinko-sai parade, mikoshi portable shrines weave from Kanda to Nihombashi, to the Ote-Marunouchi area, and to Akihabara. And in the Mikoshi Miya-iri procession, a hundred floats prepared by the parish towns enter the shrine premises to worship. Both events offer the chance to see the energy of Japanese mikoshi parades.
* This year the mikoshi parade is on Saturday and Sunday, May 13 and 14.

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Address

2-16-2 Soto Kanda

Chiyoda-ku

Kanda Myojin

Contact information

Name:Kanda Myojin

Website:http://www.kandamyoujin.or.jp/

Schedule

Early May 2018 - Mid-May 2018

Access

By train:5-min. walk from JR / Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line Ochanomizu Station; 5-min. walk from Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line Shin-ochanomizu Station; 5-min. walk from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Suehirocho Station; 7-min. walk from JR / Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line Akihabara Station

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