Sanja Matsuri – Part 2

…. continued from Part 1.

Music can be heard throughout festival to keep everyone in a cheerful spirit.

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There were many floats carrying people playing traditional festival music.

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The one of the highlights the festival is the procession of portable shrines, known as mikoshi.

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Believed to bestow luck and prosperity on the city’s inhabitants, around 100 local (town) mikoshi paraded through the streets, starting at the Senso-ji Shrine.

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