Held annually on the third weekend of May, Sanja Matsuri is probably Tokyo’s biggest festival. It celebrates the three founders of Sensoji Temple. Parades take place in Asakusa with the shaking on the mikoshi to give power to the deities inside one of its most famous rituals.
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