Posted by: Ryoko
Time for experience Tokyo's hot festival again!
鳥越まつり Torigoe Matsuri
Torigoe shrine is an old shrine with a 1350 year history, and the night festival,
called Torigoe Matsuri is famous for its large portable shrine,
The main portable shrine (Mikoshi) decorated with paper lanterns for this matsuri is
the biggest Mikoshi in Tokyo.
The weight is over 4 tons! Can you believe that?
Let's get together to experience the wonderful Japanese Matsuri atmosphere.
Date: June 5-June 6
Place: Torigoe Shrine, Kuramae (Just 1 station from our hostel)
Posted by: ryoko (June 2, 2010 3:11 PM)