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Updated: June 1, 2022

Kanda-matsuri Festival 神田祭

2-16-2 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-City, Tokyo
Early May 2023 - Mid May 2023

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.

Kanda-matsuri Festival is one of the three largest festivals in Edo, and indeed in all of Japan. The biennial Honmatsuri, or main festival, is held in odd-numbered years, and a smaller Kagematsuri in even-numbered years.Two grand events are reserved for the Honmatsuri: the Shinko-sai parade of portable shrines and Mikoshi Miya-iri procession of floats. The Kagematsuri this year features the Reitaisai, an important Shinto ritual for praying for the happiness of parishioners and peace and prosperity in Japan.

How to Get There

  • Ochanomizu Station | 5 min on foot
    JR Chuo Line | JR Sobu Line | Marunouchi Line
  • Shin-ochanomizu Station | 5 min on foot
    Chiyoda Line
  • Akihabara Station | 7 min on foot
    JR Yamanote Line | Keihin-Tohoku Line | Hibiya Line


Your current location:

Central Tokyo

Kanda & Jimbocho


Opening Hours

  • For start and finish times, visit the official website.

Please check the official event website for the latest updates on opening dates and times, prices, and other information.

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