Suwa-jinja Shrine Festival in Nishinippori | Aug. 25-26 2018

A traditional festival held at Suwa-jinja Shrine at Yanaka. During the festival, about 100 stalls will line the streets next to the shrine.


Suwa-jinja is a historic shrine drawn in Ukiyoe-wood prints by Utagawa Hiroshige, has friendly been called "Osuwa-sama by local people for over hundred years.  

Suwa-jinja Reitaisai Festival
諏方神社 例大祭

August 25th(Sat), 26th(Sun) (and 27th(Mon)*) 2018
Location Suwa-jinja Shrine, Yanaka, Nippori

*On 27th, there is no festival event but a ceremony.

YouTube by taoyakani : https://youtu.be/Z6XLBVMAtXo

Getting there
3 min walk from JR Nishinippori Station (Upper hill)
8-min walk from JR Nippori station

Google Maps: Suwa-jinja https://goo.gl/maps/t48NBsaKoAE2

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Historic neighborhood Yanaka