Asakusa Samba Carnival

Events - August 6th, 2009

Held on Kaminarimon-dori Ave. and Umamichi-dori Ave. near Sensoji Temple, Taito-ku, the highlight is a big parade of about 5,000 participants, including baton twirlers, brass bands and a dancing troupe from Brazil, from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Access: The Ginza or Toei Asakusa Subway Line to Asakusa Station