If you have ever been to Japan in the spring, we can say with full confidence: most likely, you went to enjoy the stunning sight of blooming sakura. The sakura blossom season has been and remains one of the most attractive things about Japan. However, sakura does not bloom as long as we would like, and not everyone has the unique opportunity to admire it in full bloom. Many tourists try to make the trip to Japan as much as possible in order to capture these two to three weeks of the week, but, unfortunately, due to the unpredictability of the flowering time, not everyone can see the sakura in its full splendor. Continue reading
The onset of July marks the beginning of the season of summer festivals. And even if in July the festival excitement does not reach its climax, the month will be more eventful with holidays and events than wet and rainy June. To start with, in July there are many fireworks festivals, including the famous festival on the Sumida River. But these are far from all the important events. If you purchased a tour to Japan in July or decided to relax in the summer in Japan on your own, pay attention to the list of the most anticipated July events so you don’t miss anything.
CITAMATI TANABATA FESTIVAL
Time: July 4-8, main events July 6-7. Continue reading