Top 5 Best Festivals in Tokyo you Can't miss!

by TripleLights travel specialist

1- Sanja Matsuri (Sanja Festival)

Top 5 Best Festivals in Tokyo you Can't miss!

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Asakusa’s Sanja Festival boasting 700 years of history. Mikoshi (portable shrines) and floats are pulled through the streets while loud shouts accompany them, and during the festival’s 3 days, 1.5 million people come out to celebrate.

Phone
03-3844-1575
Price
- Free
Website
www.asakusajinja.jp

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2- Jingu-Gaien Fireworks Festival

Top 5 Best Festivals in Tokyo you Can't miss!

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Starting from Jingu-Gaien Park, the fireworks festival that takes place from 4 sites is a sight to behold as a collaboration between big-name guests and fireworks. It is famous as one of Tokyo’s Big 3 Fireworks Festivals.

Phone
03-3547-0920
Price
- Adult: 6500 JPY
Price differs depending on the venue
The opening times for the venues are as follows:
・Jingu Stadium:4:00pm
・Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium:4:00pm
・Jingu Softball Stadium:3:00pm
・Tokyo Gymnasium Grounds:5:00pm

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3- Asakusa Samba Carnival

Top 5 Best Festivals in Tokyo you Can't miss!

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Top teams gathering from all over Japan take part in a genuine samba dance contest competing for top scores. Enjoy this samba carnival which is said to be the largest of its kind in the northern hemisphere.

Price
- Free

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4- Tokyo Game Show

Top 5 Best Festivals in Tokyo you Can't miss!

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Starting with video games and evolving into portable platforms, smartphones, and virtual reality, this is the world’s largest trade fair for the game industry.

Price
- Adult: 1200 JPY
- Child: 0 JPY
Website
expo.nikkeibp.co.jp

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5- Shibazakura Festival (Fuji Five Lakes)

Top 5 Best Festivals in Tokyo you Can't miss!

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The Fuji Shibazakura Festival held annually from April to June is an event only in the spring where you can walk among the scenery of 800,000 blossoms of shibazakura. The towering sight of Mt. Fuji beyond this carpet of flowers is impressive.

Business hours
- Everyday (8:00 AM ~ 5:00 PM )
Between April and May
Check the official page.
Phone
0555-89-3031
Price
- Adult: 600 JPY
- Child: 250 JPY
Website
www.shibazakura.jp

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04 Oct 2016

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