Spring events in Sensoji Temple in Asakusa3.7
from 3/27 '19 to 5/19 '19
In Asakusa area, a lot of events are scheduled throughout year.
Here are the Spring events,
April 8, Bussho-e (the birthday of Buddha)
April 14, Shirasagi-no-mai (dance of the white heron)
April 19: Komagatado-hall event
April 20: Yabusame (horseback archery)
May 5: Takara-no-mai (the treasure dance)
May 17-19: Sanja Festival
The Sanja Festival is one of the most popular festivals in Tokyo, and about 2 million people visit Asakusa every year.
If you plan to travel in Tokyo on Spring, stop by Asakusa area and experience the Japanese traditional events!
PurposeFestivals,easily accessible,parade,world heritage,cherry blossom viewing,shrine/temple,sightseeing,let's hang out!,an eating tour
Airport/Sta.Asakusa Sta. (about 500m) Google Transit
We guide this spot.
5.02 weeks ago
A beautiful temple with lots of things to see, experience and learn.
We were staying at a hotel nearby and passed by this temple at least twice daily, one in the morning and again in the evening. So we could see the differences for both timings and both were beautiful and spectacular.
Besides the beauty of the temple itself there are also stalls selling souvenirs and food nearby which is yet another attraction.
If you have the time it is highly recommended that you visit this temple twice, at different time.
5.0a week ago
My favourite set of temples in Japan (including the gate and pagoda.) Its all free which is nice and you can go at any time of day or night. I went twice once in the day and once at night and the complex was amazing to look at both times so I highly recommend doing that too. Lots and lots of tourists, but never did it feel overwhelming like at some temples in Kyoto for example.
5.03 weeks ago
I recommend going at night if you prefer less people and fully enjoy the experience, fully absorb the spiritual aura of the shrine. I came in the morning but stayed till night time and I definitely prefer the quietness and calm atmosphere at night. Too many people and touristy in the morning for me although there are more activities and shops open during the day. Regardless, this is definitely worth visiting.
5.03 weeks ago
Wonderful temple! So much to see, it’s completely free to experience and there were a lot of people. The area itself is huge and there’s a lot of shops to buy souvenirs. We purchased a kimono for 4,600yen at one of the shops and watched a monkey do tricks, the show was in Japanese so I didn’t understand what the lady was saying but it was a nice free show. Definitely recommend this beautiful historic temple.
5.04 weeks ago
Very interesting place. If you are visiting Tokyo, a must see. Many of the informational signs are in English, so it is easy to understand the different sites. There are plenty of tourist shops nearby, and places to get food and drinks. It does not cost anything to enter the temple area, but have some coins available (100 yen pieces) if you want to experience the activities there. Public bathrooms are nearby.