Sumida River Fireworks Festival
Date: Sat July 30,2016 Time: 7:05 ～8:30pm
If you come to Japan during summer in July and August, you can enjoy firework events ( HANABI TAIKAI ) across the country in the seasonable traditions.
Sumida River Fireworks Festival is one of the largest and most famous firework festivals of Tokyo. A spectacular 20000 fireworks were displayed on the Sumida river near tourist favorit site Asakusa.
It is said 960000 people came to see this fireworks festival. The competition for good viewing spots can be quite hard,so some people renting out a private boat or YAKATABUNE ( japanese -style boat used for recreation) and crusing around Tokyo bay.
A spectacular fireworks display on the Sumida river near Asakusa.( held last Sat in July) displayed 20000 fireworks.
I took these pictures from Softbank building at shiodome.