Asakusa Summer Night Festival - Paper Lantern Adrift (Toro Nagashi) -

macaron

posted on August 7, 2017

Beautiful lanterns flow the Sumida River.

Toro Nagashi is a Japanese ceremony in which participants float paper lanterns down a river to guide the spirits of the departed back to the other world. At Asakusa Summer Night Festival, you are able to join the Paper Lantern Adrift.

*Event dates and programs may be subject to change.

Paper Lantern: 1,500 yen (limited supply)

Access:
3-min walk from Ginza Line, Asakusa Station
3-min walk from Isesaki Line, Asakusa Station
5-min walk from Asakusa Line, Asakusa Station

Date Time Entry Address
Aug 12, 2017 06:30 pm~08:15 pm Free 1-2 Hanakawa-do, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Map
Next bit of japanflyness

The biggest Hokkaido fair in Japan!!

If you want to learn etiquette for drinking Japanese tea, here's your golden opportunity.

Bettara Market is held around Takarada Ebisu Shrine in Nihonbashi.