Sanja matsuri 2017

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A heavily tattooed man, possibly a member of Japan's organised crime groups the Yakuza , show off his full body  tattoo and shoulder bruising (caused by carrying a mikoshi( during the Sanja matsuri, Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. Sunday May 21st 2017 The Sanja matsuri (Three shrine festival) is one of the three biggest Shinto festivals  in Japan. It takes place for 3 days around the third weekend of May and features over 100 large and small mikoshi, or portable shrines, which are paraded around the streets of the historic Asakusa. to bring blessing and luck on the inhabitants. The events attracted between 1.5 to 2 million visitors each year.
A heavily tattooed man, possibly a member of Japan's organised crime groups the Yakuza , show off his full body tattoo and shoulder bruising (caused by carrying a mikoshi( during the Sanja matsuri, Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. Sunday May 21st 2017 The Sanja matsuri (Three shrine festival) is one of the three biggest Shinto festivals in Japan. It takes place for 3 days around the third weekend of May and features over 100 large and small mikoshi, or portable shrines, which are paraded around the...
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