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Updated: September 1, 2023

Sumida River Toro Nagashi (Lantern-Floating Ceremony) 隅田川 とうろう流し

Azumabashi Bridge, Sumida Park

Note: The 2023 installment of this event has already taken place.

Toro Nagashi is a summer tradition in which people make wishes and float paper lanterns down a river. In Asakusa, this takes place at Sumida Park, where lanterns are released from Shinsui Terrace, near Azumabashi Bridge. Contact the Asakusa Tourism Federation or the Sumida Tourism Association for details about how to get your own lantern.

Be soothed by the beauty of paper lanterns floating along the tranquil Sumida River.

How to Get There

  • Asakusa Station | 3 min on foot
    Ginza Line | Tobu Isesaki Line
  • Asakusa Station | 5 min on foot
    Asakusa Line
  • Asakusa Station | 10 min on foot
    Tsukuba Express

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Opening Hours

  • 18:30-20:15
  • For start and finish times, please visit the official website.
  • The event will take place in the event of light rain.


Paper lantern: 1,500 yen

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