Sumida River Fireworks Festival

Fireworks Festival in Tokyo

Sumida River Fireworks Festival is one of the major annual events of summer in Tokyo.
The evening sky of Tokyo turns into dazzling colors with spectacular fireworks.
Good spots for viewing the fireworks display are along the Sumida River from downstream of Sakurabashi Bridge to upstream of Kototoibashi Bridge. The closest station is Asakusa station on Tokyo Metro Ginza Line.
A million or so people from all over Japan arrive on the day of the event, many arriving as early as lunchtime to reserve your place to view the fireworks, but once your place is reserved, head off for a walk and check out the local area. Do not worry too much for been intruded on your claimed space.

Date & Time: July 25, 2015 from 7:05 pm to 8:30 pm.
(In case of rain, the festival will be postponed to July 26. If the next day is also rainy, then the festival will be cancelled.)

Website: http://sumidagawa-hanabi.com/index_eg.html
Information of fireworks festivals in Tokyo besides Sumida River Fireworks Festival is available on URL below.

by OH

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