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Updated: March 25, 2019

Fukagawa Hachiman Festival at Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine 深川八幡祭り(富岡八幡宮例祭)

1-20-3 Tomioka, Koto-ku, Tokyo
2018-8-11 - 2018-8-15

The annual festival at Tomioka Hachiman-gu Shrine, which is held around 15th August, is also known as the Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri. It is one of the three largest festivals of Edo.

Once every three years, the event expands into a hon-matsuri featuring a procession of the Hachiman imperial carriage along with some 120 large and small mikoshi palanquins carried by parishioners. The dynamic parade of the 50-plus giant palanquins is the highlight of the festival. Another centerpiece is the purifying water splashed on the mikoshi bearers by spectators. The spectacle has inspired the epithet mizukake-matsuri, or water-splashing festival.

How to Get There

  • Monzen-nakacho Sta. | 3 mins on foot
    Tozai Line


Opening Hours

  • See official website/local tourist information office

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