2018 Sanja matsuri
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The 2018 Sanja matsuri takes place in the streets around Senso Ji temple in Asakusa from May 18th to 20th. The Sanja matsuri (Three Shrines Festival) is one of the largest festivals in Japan and one of the three great Shinto festivals in Tokyo. Starting with a parade called the Daigyoretsu or Grand Parade on Friday. The evening and following weekend see over 100 mikoshi or portable shrines carried around the streets among crowds of supporters and visitors.