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Yomiuri Land Jewellumination 2016-2017
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Jewel-like Illuminations at Yomiuri Land Jewellumination 2016-2017

The Yomiuri Land Jewellumination 2016-2017 is a wonderland of lights on the outskirts of Tokyo. Every part of the amusement park has a different theme, so there is something for everyone.

Yomiuri Land Jewellumination 2016-2017
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At the Yomiuri Land Jewellumination 2016-2017 everywhere in the park is illuminated with 5,000,000 colorful light making it look like millions of jewels shining in the dark creating a breathtaking view.  Jewellumination is meant to represent precious jewels and is the largest scale illumination in the Kanto region. Yomiuri Land is accessible from Tokyo and is only 25 minutes from Shinjuku Station and 35 minutes from Shibuya Station.

Yomiuri Land Jewellumination 2016-2017
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The Yomiuri Land Jewellumination was created by Motoko Ishii, a lighting designer well known on a global basis who also designed the lighting for the Tokyo Tower and the Rainbow Bridge.  Motoko Ishii created the world first jewelry color LED illumination based on seven colors named diamond, ruby, amber, topaz, emerald, sapphire, amethyst.  The Yomiuri Land Jewellumination has six areas with different colors and themes.

Yomiuri Land Jewellumination 2016-2017
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The most sparkling part of Yomiuri Land Jewelluminations is the jewelry area, where the popular Jewelry Road is. Fancy Jewelry Road, the Jewelry road is 100 meter long road surrounded by trees dressed up in colorful jewel-like lights making you feel you have dropped into a treasure box and is a very romantic scenic spot.  “Light on Dance” show at the Fancy Jewelry Road lights up all together with the rhythm of music and dance. “Jewelry Fantasy” show happens at the Fancy Jewelry Road where the lights radiate simultaneously with music is truly like a fantasy. “Spiral Passage”, is a tunnel of light which shimmers miraculously, renewed larger and extended longer this year making it even more breathtaking.

Yomiuri Land Jewellumination 2016-2017
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At Aqua Jewelry Beach, the pool side is vastly covered with beautiful lights, image a colorful beach side. “Chateau Royal – a day at the French castle” show is a new dynamic show of lights and music at the fountain located in the Aqua Jewelry Beach.  It imagine a castle standing in the country side of France using illuminations, fountains and music.  “La Fontaine” at the Aqua Jewelry Beach has expanded its size due to the popularity received.  New fountains have been included this year enabling a more impressive performance.  “Silhouette” at the Aqua Jewelry Beach is a dance show synchronized to movement of lights and music.

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The spiral shape illumination mysteriously makes you feel you are being drawn into the tunnel. “Jewelry Aurora” show changes the Ferris Wheel to five different jewelry color lights making it look like an aurora gradually transforming its color. Star Light Bandet Jet Coaster runs through the park like a bright shooting star.  Fire blasts out at the beginning of the ride as if you are really riding a shooting star.

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The Lovely stream area’s theme is LOVE, the pink, red, purple, and orange lights create a romantic area recommended for couples.  Angels stand in the stars floating on the water. This area is illuminated with orange and yellow colors representing the most merry part of the park.  There are many popular attractions like the Space Jet and the Looping Star Ship where you can enjoy the illuminations from high up. The Forest area is yellow, green and blue replicating new green leaves in a forest. “Heartful Field & Goddess Tree” the new show at the Heartful Field has dazzling jewels shining in the wide field and lights rise up towards the goddess at the top of the tree.

Yomiuri Land Jewellumination 2016-2017
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“Parter de Rowa” the new show at the Ranran Hall makes you feel as if you are elegantly walking through a colorful castle garden.  “Galaxy Stream” a new enchanting show where lights flow above you glistening and moving as if they are falling upon you. The Wisdom area is based on blue lights. The area has a new park area “Good Joba” where you can participate in workshops to “create” things, and the creations are thank to forgoer’s wisdom.  Nobel Prize Award winning LED lights are a representation of Japan’s creations, so blue lights shine like sapphires in the night.
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Yomiuri Land Jewellumination 2016-17

Address: 4-4015−1 Yanoguchi, Tama Ward, Inashiro City, Tokyo

Access: 5 minutes by bus from Yomiuri Land Station

Illumination Period: October 14th 2016 – February 19th 2017

Hours: 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Website: Yomiuri Land Jewellumination (Japanese)

 

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