Japan celebrates belated Sanja Matsuri Festival(9 images)

The annual Sanja Matsuri Festival took place in Tokyo over the weekend, after being postponed from May due to the coronavirus pandemic. The festival honors Hinokuma Hamanari, Hinokuma Takenari and Hajino Nakatomo, the three men who founded and the Sensō-ji Buddhist temple.

Bearers carry a mikoshi, a portable shrine, during the final day of the Sanja Matsuri festival at Asakusa Shrine in Tokyo on Sunday. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI | License Photo
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