Sunday was a sunny day in Tokyo, which was good for a lot of local festivals that were being held around my neighbourhood. In nearby Nakameguro, I came across a small festival based around a jinja (Shinto shrine) called Kitano Jinja.
We saw a mikoshi being carried around the streets of Nakameguro. It was only a little one, but everyone seemed to be having a lot of fun.
There was a food stall set up, next to a taiko (drum) on display, near the Meguro River.
I didn’t know of any jinja immediately around the Meguro River in Nakameguro. Then I found it. This was the “Kitano Jinja”, and the centrepoint of the festival, but looked more to me like a converted shopfront. Maybe there used to be a jinja on this site years ago. Things were being packed up when I took this photo, hence the lack of activity.