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Things to do / Traditional festivals

Tokyo: Yushima Tenjin Sai

Annual Festival of the shrine. Mikoshi parade through the neighborhood, and Edosato-Kagura (Shinto dance with music) is performed several times a day. The festival is rather small in scale this year.

Schedule & Key events:
● daily  9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Edosato-Kagura performance on Kaguraden
stage
● May 25 2 p.m.-, from 4 p.m.: & from 6 p.m.: Taiko performance
● May 26 8 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Parade of mikoshi
from noon: & from 2 p.m.: Taiko performance

Location: Yushima Tenjin Shrine and others, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo


Access:
(1) Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line to Yushima Sta. (C13)(Exit 3), and then walk 2 min. (2) Tokyo Metro Ginza Line to Ueno-hirokoji Sta.(G15), and then walk 5 min.


Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.