Kanda Matsuri is the galay performed at Kanda-myojin in Tokyo. It’s said to be one of three grand festivals of Edo as well as Sanno-sai and Fukagawa-matsuri. It’s said to be one of a Japanese three big service as well as the Gion-matsuri in Kyoto and the Tenjin-matsuri in Osaka.
Kanda Matsuri is performed for 6 days. A portable shrine makes a tour of Kanda, Nipponbashi, Ote Marunouchi and Akihabara for “Shinko-sai”. 100 parishioner town portable shrines do Miyairi worship of “Mikoshi-Miyairi”. It’s performed for 2 days and it’s possible to see the portable shrine spoof full of force.
Date: The middle of May and every other year
Address (Kanda Myojin): Sotokanda 2-16-2, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo (GoogleMap)