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Updated: June 18, 2020

38th Asakusa Samba Carnival 第38回 浅草サンバカーニバル

1-1-3 Asakusa, Taito City, Tokyo

In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), various facilities around Tokyo may change their operating days or hours. In addition, some events may be canceled or postponed. Please check official facility or event websites for the latest updates and information.

Note: This event will not take place in 2020.

The largest samba carnival in Japan is a perfect finale to summer in Asakusa. This colorful parade and contest attracts samba dance teams from across Japan, with beautiful dancers in colorful, gorgeous costumes as the highlight.

Each team expresses its own unique theme through dancers' costumes, the team's float, and their dance. You can easily spot the lead dancer, known as the Rainha de Bateria (Queen of the Drums), by her sash. Also standing out from the rest of the team are the pair of dancers bearing the team flag.

Take the chance to enjoy this dynamic dance up close!

Photo courtesy of the Asakusa Samba Carnival Executive Committee

Photo courtesy of the Asakusa Samba Carnival Executive Committee

How to Get There

  • Tawaramachi Station | 3 min on foot
    Ginza Line
  • Asakusa Station | 1 min on foot
    Ginza Line | Asakusa Line | Tobu Skytree Line


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Opening Hours

  • 13:00–18:00

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