2016 Sanja Matsuri
48 images Created 15 May 2016
The Sanja Matsuri is one of the biggest festivals in Japan. It takes place on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the 2nd weekend in May. Over 40 mikoshi, or portable shrines, from different neighbourhoods around the famous Senso-ji temple in Asakusa are carried around the streets to bring blessing and good fortune to those areas, The festival attracts large crowds.