Held at Yasukuni Shrine, Mitama Matsuri Soul Festival is associated with the “Buddhist Bon Festival” with over 30,000 lanterns lit up along the approach to the Shrine from 6 pm to 9:30 pm daily. Various events and performances, such as traditional dances and Mikoshi (portable shrines) carrying, are scheduled in the precincts of the Shrine daily during the festival period.
Date: July 13~16
Place: Yasukuni Shrine, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Access: The Tozai, Hanzomon or Toei Shinjuku Subway Line to Kudanshita Sta. (T 07, Z 06, S 05)
Mitama Matsuri Soul Festival
June / 2012