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Festival in June

If you are in Kuramae area in June, you may have a good luck to see Matsuri festival at Torikoshi... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
Beaucaillou
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Beautiful!

Although this shrine is not as elaborate as the many other shrines in Tokyo, this shrine is amazing... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2015
Alexander S
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29 Dec 2016
“Torigoe shrine. You can check one of the largest Mikoshi in Tokyo.”
6 Sep 2016
“Festival in June”
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2-4-1 Torigoe, Taito 111-0054, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

It's famous for biggest Sengan-Mikoshi, you can see it displayed during New year season. Very crowded at New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. You'll feel how this shrine is popular among local people. 千貫神輿で有名な鳥越神社。 6月の鳥越祭りの時期でなくても、年末年始は神輿を間近に見ることができます。 大晦日から元日にかけては混むでしょうが

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

If you are in Kuramae area in June, you may have a good luck to see Matsuri festival at Torikoshi shrine. There are several Matsuri festival in Asakusa area in June, so it is highly recommend to check tourist office event calendar around this time...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2015

Although this shrine is not as elaborate as the many other shrines in Tokyo, this shrine is amazing on its own. Its a local shrine that people do pray at and it felt more authentic than the major ones as it is not all commercialized...More

2  Thank Alexander S
Reviewed 13 June 2013

I was lucky enough to be staying in Asakusa in early June, when there was a festival at Torigoe Shrine. There were celebrations at the shrine and surrounding streets. On the Sunday morning many smaller portable shrines and drums were carried around the neighbourhood by...More

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