Asakusa Samba Carnival 2013 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan About 500,000 people visit Asakusa to see the extravagant Asakusa Samba Carnival! It started in 1981 and this year is it's 32nd year. You might be surprised by the sheer size of this festival.

Date & Time, Place

Date& Time:
31st, Aug 2013
Start/end time:13:30–18:00
Free of Charge Place:
The red line is the parade route.
■ From Shinjuku JR station
Take JR Chuo line (Platform 7 or 8) to Kanda station, and then Tokyo Metro Ginza line from Kanda station G13 to Asakusa station G19(final stop)
JPY 320 about 30 min.
■ From Shinjuku-nishiguchi (west gate)
Take Toei Oedo line to Kuramae station E11, and then Toei Asakusa line from Kuramae station E11 to Asakusa station A18. JPY 260 about 35 min.
■ From Shibuya station
Tokyo Metro Ginza line from Shibuya station G01 to Asakusa station G19 (final stop)
JPY 230 about 30 min.
■ From Ginza station
Tokyo Metro Ginza Line from Ginza station G09 to Asakusa station G19
JPY 190 about 15 min.
We have Asakusa walking tour!
1 hour walking tour costs 500Yen.
Asakusa walking tour