Asakusa’s Sanja Matsuri Festival © yoshikazut
Held in mid-May, Asakusa’s Sanja Matsuri, is one of the most popular (and crowded) festivals in Tokyo. The climax of the festival takes place at Senso-ji Temple.
Sumo wrestlers in Tokyo © slurm
If you’re lucky enough to be in town when a sumo basho (tournament) is on, don’t miss it. They’re held at the Ryogoku Kokugikan, which is near Asakusa and the Tokyo Sky Tree.
Tokyo trains in the evening © guwashi999
Trains form a distinct part of Tokyo’s visual signature. This one, near Ochanomizu in central Tokyo, runs along a scenic canal.
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