Ushijima Shrine

牛嶋神社Ushijima Jinja (牛嶋神社), founded in 860, is a Shinto shrine situated in Sumida Park on the east bank of the Sumida River just across the river from Asakusa. (Sumida Park is located on both sides of the Sumida River.)
It's Reitaisai, or the Annual Grand Festival, is held in mid-September, but it will be fully conducted only once in five years.
It's a 7-min walk from Toei Oedo Line Honjo-Azumabashi Station, or a 6-min walk from Tobu Line Tokyo-Skytree Station.
If you go a little north, there is Mimeguri Shrine.

First Torii Gate
Ushijima Shrine
Second Torii Gate
Ushijima Shrine
Kaguraden (left)
Ushijima Shrine

Kaguraden is where music is played during festivals.

Miwa Torii Gate & Haiden
Ushijima Shrine

Miwa Torii is a rare type of Torii which attaches two Torii on both sides of a Torii. Behind this Torii stands Haiden, the building in front of which people offer prayers.

Honden
Ushijima Shrine

Honden is where the divinities are enshrined. Heiden connects Honden with Haiden.

Warehouse of Mikoshi (portable shrines)
Ushijima Shrine
Shrine office
Ushijima Shrine
Ushijima Shrine
1-4-5 Mukojia Sumida-ku, Tokyo MAP
Access: 7-min walk from Toei Oedo Line Honjo-Azumabashi Station/ 6-min walk from Tobu Line Tokyo-Skytree Station
Area guide around this site

Japanese Garden in Sumida Park

There's a small Japanese garden in Sumida Park situated next to Ushijima Shrine (open 24 hours, admission free).

Sumida Park
Sumida Park