Golden Dragon Dance in Asakusa Sensoji Temple


posted on June 21, 2016

According to the legend, golden dragon will appear at Sensoji Temple.

Every year Asakusa's Sensoji Temple holds the Golden Dragon Dance Festival. According to the legend, 1000 pine trees suddenly appeared overnight near the temple on March 18th, and a golden dragon descended into the pine trees from the heavens. The doragon dance is based on this story. The dragon is 18 meters high and 88 Kg, and it's operated by 8 people.

*Event dates and programs may be subject to change.

5 mins walk from Tobu Skytree Line, Asakusa Station
5 mins walk from Metro Ginza Line, Asakusa Station
5 mins walk from Tsukuba Express, Asakusa Station
5 mins walk from Toei Asakusa Line, Asakusa Station Exit A4

Date Time Entry Address
Mid Mar, 2017 Free 2-3-1 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
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