Best Japanese Festivals in November

Best Japanese Festivals in November

November is one of the most beautiful months of the year: the fallen leaves covering everything can give stunning views of forests and cities as well. Although November is a very significant month from the point of view of turning from Fall to Winter, in Japan only a few festivals are celebrated in these weeks of the year. The most popular Japanese festivals in November are organized in the areas of Kanagawa and Saga, but Tokyo is a very important festival scene as well. If you happen to ... [ read more ]

The best Spring festivals in Japan

The best Spring festivals in Japan

The Japanese have a special regard for Spring - it is the season of new beginnings when kids and teenagers return to school, it is the season of romantic holidays like White Day, of the Golden Week, and the season for hanami, cherry blossom viewing. Naturally, Spring is one of the bet seasons to visit Japan, and not only because of the above-mentioned events. Spring is also the time for some of the most exciting festivals in Japan. Japanese festivals, or matsuri, are one of a kind. The games... [ read more ]