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Updated: June 14, 2019

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

Azumabashi Bridge, Sumida Park
Mid August 2020

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.

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. You can also buy your own lantern from the Asakusa Tourist Federation.

Be soothed by the beauty of paper lanterns floating along the tranquil Sumidagawa 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

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