Sumidagawa Fireworks Fsetival
The Sumidagawa Fireworks Festival is the most famous fireworks festival in Tokyo. The festival was launched in 1733 to console the souls of those who died in poverty and cholera disease. It canceled several times due to civil strife and world war and reinstated in 1978.
With a total of 9,500 fireworks to be launched at Site 1 and 10,500 at Site 2, about a million of people make huge crowd around Asakusa and Ryogoku along the Sumida River.
The festival is held on the last Saturday in July every year.