Sanja Matsuri is a splendid festival in Asakusa shrine in Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo performed in May every year. It’s performed on Sunday from May Friday of 3rd week at present. An official name, “Asakusa shrine splendid festival”.
The Asakusa shrine was united with Senso-ji until I entered in Meiji Period, and was performed as a festival in Senso-ji this time. It was a festival by Asakusa shrine element after it was separated from Senso-ji by breaking faith of Buddhism-Shintoism identity.
Date: From May 3rd Friday to Sunday
Address (Asakusa-jinja): Asakusa 2-3-1, Taito-ku, Tokyo (GoogleMap)