Tokyo Michi Terrace is a light-up event that has happened for the last few years on the Marunouchi side of Tokyo Station. Early versions featured projection mapping directly on to the newly restored facade of the station and the event was so popular that it was cancelled on one night due to the traffic disruption. Since then, it has been a lot tamer with more conventional illuminations and decorations along the promenade leading towards the Imperial Palace.
This year’s illuminations will take on the theme of message of lights.
In Matsuda’s Yadoriki area, a huge field of over 1,000 wintersweet trees can be found. During this period countless yellow flowers will bloom, providing a unique sight, and a distinct lovely fragrance. In past years, over 20,000 people attended with […]
Kawazu, the particular variety of sakura that proliferates around Miura-kaigan on the Kanagawa Prefecture coast, flower earlier than most other varieties of cherry, so they should be in full bloom in late February. More than 1,000 Kawazu-sakura line the road […]
Hinamatsuri is a festival in Japan to celebrate the good health of girls. It’s celebrated by arranging dolls on a red carpet but the source of this celebration is actually a ceremony where people floated dolls on boats down rivers […]
The Setagaya Plum Blossom Festival (Setagaya Ume Matsuri) takes place at Hanegi Park from February until early March. While small, the park has about 650 plum trees, making it a fitting location for Setagaya’s ume (plum) matsuri. On weekends during […]