Every year in Japan, people gather to celebrate the one week blooming period of the beautiful wisteria trees.Come see the many wisteria festivals around Tokyo!
Tokyo is home to some of the greatest fireworks displays that happen every summer! Visitors will be treated to various Tokyo Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo!
2017 is a great time to check out Japanese festivals in Kyoto. Full of color and fun these traditional events will fill your heart with Joy, but be sure to bring your camera.
Japanes Hina Dolls are incredibly rare and expensive handmade dolls that are displayed in the earlier part of the year to celebrate good health and growth for young girls. The Hanging Hina Doll Decoration Festival in Izu Inatori is the must see place...
The Fuji Shibazakura Festival is the definition of natural beauty as visitors flock from around the world to catch the largest collection of Shibazakura in Japan. The beautiful colors of the Shibazakura create a natural spectacle that is unique in it...
Grab your sunscreen and take a look at Ultra Japan, Summer Sonic, Fuji Rock and much more in this list of amazing music festivals to see in Japan during the 2017 summer season.
The Sapporo Snow Festival in Hokkaido presents amazing ice and snow sculptures. This is a must see festival in February. This is a unique art that doesn't happen everywhere.
The large 134 acre Yoyogi Park is a beautiful green space in Tokyo. The park is a gather spot for locals and visitors looking for something different while in Tokyo. Seeing the cherry blossoms in the spring is an unforgettable experience.
In Fukui, relax in the prestigious Awara Onsen City while enjoying delicious food at restaurants that date back to the Edo period. Don't forget to visit the Ski Jam Katsuyama resort in the winter for a winter wonderland experience! Fukui has endless ...
Kyoto is home to temples and shrines, the old capital of Japan has many festivals all year long such as Gion festival. There is something different to enjoy every season. Each festival is full of culture, history, and fun events.
The Tokushima prefecture in Japan produces rice and vegetables. This agricultural prefecture has many things to do outdoors. Come see a different side of rural Japan.
Kakunodate in Akita was and is currently a samurai town. This Edo period style town displays what houses were like during the time. Learn about the history of Kakunodate and see historic sties.
New Year's in Japan is a special event, there are traditions that have been practiced for decades. Traditional food is eaten, people pray at temples, and spend time with their families.
Atami is a city in Shizuoka famous for onsen resorts and beaches. Since Atami is near Tokyo, it is the perfect spot for a weekend getaway. There is festivals, restaurants, souviner shops, and hotels.
Located in the mountainous areas of Japan, Gifu is one of the best tourist destinations with many World Heritage Sites, local restaurants, souviner shops, and other must-see attractions.
Aomori is a very green prefecture in Japan. There is many things to do, restaurants, museums, hiking trails, and hot springs. One must eat food is the local apples.
Niigata is exciting, interesting and fun in many ways. There are things to do all year around such as enjoying the springtime cherry blossoms and the autumn leaves.
During the winter visitors can enjoy local food at the Kamakura Restaurant Village in Nagano. Visitors eat the local cuisine in igloo-like huts. There are onsen resorts in the area, it is a great area to relax.
The Yunishigawa Kamakura Festival in Tochigi, Japan is famous for "kamakura." This festival in 2017 is sure to impress. Enjoy delicious local food and see dreamy views at the festival during the night.
Sapporo is an attractive city where you can enjoy various things. Followings are the recommended places that entertain you.
Yasaka Shrine in Kyoto is located in the famous Gion district. This temple is known for warding off evil spirits. Come visit another Important Cultural Property in Kyoto.
Kifune Shrine is a very beautiful shrine in Kyoto. The shrine is a great spot for people looking for some luck in love. Come get a paper fortune and walk around a colorful shrine.
Sendai is the capital city in the Miyagi Prefecture. This large city in the Tohoku region has many activities all year around. There is excellent local cuisine and attractions.
There are many winter festivals in Japan. Some of the festivals are very traditional, some are for a good harvest, and some pray for an early spring. No matter what festival, it is sure to be entertaining.
There are many festivals all year around in Japan. Each festival is different so going to more than one in one location is important. Going to a festival while visiting Japan is a great experience.
Heian Jingu Shrine is another major Shinto shrine in Kyoto. The Shin-en Garden is very relaxing and there are annual festivals there. Kyoto is the center for Japanese history.
Hokkaido is known as a winter wonderland. Sapporo is the largest city in Hokkaido and there is many things to do. Enjoy the outdoor activites or relax at an onsen resort.
Festivals in Japan are very unique. These festivals are all must see and must experience things in Tokyo. You’d be hard pressed to find a bad time at any of these festivals!
Jishu Shrine is at the Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Kyoto. The shrine is popular among young couples because the gods of love are enshrined. Come to this shrine and see if your unrequited love will be fulfilled.
Onuma Quasi-National Park is surrounded by rich nature such as Onuma Lake and Mt. Komagatake. Many tourists visit Onuma to see the beautiful landscapes and enjoy the comfortable weather.
Kamigamo Shrine in Kyoto is rich with history and it's a World Heritage Site. Come see different festivals every month and try local cuisine. Walk around to discover ancient Japanese history.
Kikonai came into the spotlight after the Hokkaido Shinkansen Line opened in March 2016. Relax while being surrounded by nature and get involved with a traditional Japanese Festival.
Visit Sensoji Temple, eat like a sumo wrestler, and wear a traditional kimono. While walking along Nakamise Street there are many shops with traditional sweets. Eating while walking is half the fun.
Did you miss all the fireworks events in summer? Don’t worry! There are plenty of fireworks events scheduled in autumn. Here is the 5 fireworks festivals held in October around Tokyo.
How did people travelled from Kyoto to Tokyo a few hundred years ago? Let's visit Narai-juku, a preserved post town from Edo period, to find out!
Yamagata Prefecture is located on the westernmost part of the Tohoku region and facing the Sea of Japan. Lately many tourists come to enjoy the serene nature and delicious local cuisine!
Ouchijuku is a village made of over 30 traditional Japanese houses in Fukushima prefecture and it is getting a very popular destination for tourists these days.
There are interesting festivals in Hakodate which is one of famous sightseeing spots of Hokkaido. Followings are Hakodate’s popular and representative festival of each season!
6 festivals held in Tohoku are well known and many tourists come. Each of festival is significantly different from others, but all of them are exciting.
Huis Ten Bosch is one of the most popular Japanese resort type theme park locates in Sasebo, Nagasaki. It became the most popular tourism spot in Kyushu area for three years in row. This summer of 2016, they hosts many exciting events. This is the pl...
At the Omatsuri (Japanese festival), there are rows of stalls called Yatai where you can buy your favorite food. Here are top 10 popular foods at the festival in Japan.
Mitama Festival at Yasukuni Shrine is one of the largest festivals in Tokyo. This festival runs over every 4 days between July 13th to July 16th. If you are in Tokyo during that time, you have to check this out!
These 5 most popular firework festivals (Hanabi Festivals) are super big events for Japanese and loved by many people. Don't miss to go to the fireworks festivals!
You can see Japanese festivals everywhere in Japan because there are more than 300,000 festivals in Japan. You should visit traditional and unique Japanese festivals.
Hina Matsuri is the girls festival on March 3rd in Japan. We enjoy beautiful dolls and special foods. It's traditional Japanese custom and worth knowing!