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Sumida River Fireworks Festival隅田川花火大会

Event

Started in 1733 and passed down through the years, this is the oldest fireworks festival in Japan. It is counted as one of Tokyo's two major fireworks displays, the other being the Edogawa-ku FireworksFestival. About 20,000 fireworks launched from two venues brightens the night sky, including traditional fireworks such as chrysanthemums and willows, as well as more recent creations. At the first venue, 10 of the top pyrotechnicians in the country compete in a fireworks competition that whips the crowd into a frenzy. While you can't stop to watch in some places, including Azuma Bridge, we recommend loose-fitting, breathable clothing to let you take in the display while strolling along the Sumida River.

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place Tokyo Sumida-ku Mukoujima
phone 0352461111

Details

Address

Tokyo Sumida-ku Mukoujima [map]

Phone

0352461111

Date
2018/07/28 (Saturday)
19:00-20:30
[First venue] 19:00 Start
[second venue] 19:30 Start
Number of fireworks
20,000 shots
Paid spectator seating
Available
In case of stormy weather
Postponed
Preliminary date:July 29, 2018 (Canceled in case of rain)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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