Let’s go to Asakusa in Japan in May “Sanja Festival”, that brave portable shrines come and go, and luxury “Japanese tastes”
A lot of tourists from both Japan and abroad visit Asakusa in Tokyo, it was under Sensou-ji Temple before,
and it’s under Tokyo Skytree now.
Sensou-ji Temple is the oldest temple in Tokyo, that has about 1,400 years of history, and it’s very famous of “Fuuraijinmon” that is the gate with a big red lantern written “Kaminarimon”.
At 250m of front approach of Sensou-ji Temple called “Nakamise”, there are famous foods in Asakusa like “Kaminariokoshi” and “Ningyouyaki”, and stands to sell traditional crafts on both sides.
A lot of people visit here every day.
“Tokyo Skytree”, opened in 2012, is 3 minutes on the train from Asakusa.
It has 634m of height, and it’s the tallest broadcasting tower in the world.
It’s necessary to see Tokyo and its night view from “Tenbou Kairou”, at 450m above the ground, so that
it’s also a tourist spot with a lot of tourists.
Speaking of the begging of the summer in Asakusa, it’s should be “Sanja Festival”.
It’ll be held from 5/18 to 5/20 this year.
There are more than 100 portable shrines and a lot of people, who wear Happi, carry them with parade by
Ohayashi (Japanese orchestra), and it’s very powerful as a Japanese festival.
After enjoying Sanja Festival, why don’t you enjoy eating Asakusa grommets like “Unagi (eels)” or “Tenpura”?
There are a lot of famous and long-established restaurants to book.
When you pass through Noren (a shop curtain), you’ll feel good smells of cooked Unagi and Tenpura.
Some of them have tatami floored space, so that you can enjoy luxury “Japanese tastes” while relaxing and stretching your feet on the tatami.
Why don’t you go to Asakusa in Japan in May?
We’re sure that you can enjoy the charms of Japan.
Source of photos:https://www.asakusajinja.jp/info/496/
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