Setsubune at Sensoji Temple in Asakusa


posted on June 20, 2016

"Long life and good fortune, come in!" at Sensoji Temple.

Setsubun is a special ritual to cleanse away all the evil of the former year and drive away disease-bringing evil spirits for the coming year to practice mamemaki, bean scattering. Sensouji Temple in Asakusa annually holds Setsubun (Setsubun Ceremony) on early February . And they also perform the Fukuju-no-mai Dance (Seven Deities of Good Fortune Dance) during the ritual.

*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
Early Feb, 2017 Free 2-3-1 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
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