Sanja Matsuri (Festival in Asakusa) In May, major festivals are held in downtwon of Tokyo. Sanja Matsuri is the largest festival for Sensouji temple and shrine (until Meiji restoration, temples and shrines are unified). And Kanda Matsuri is a large scale festival for Kandamyoujin shrine which enshrine Taira Masakado. Masakado is a 10th century warrior ruled Kanto area and was defeated by the central govenment.
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