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Early Spring Cherry Blossom Festival: Kawazu Sakura Matsuri

  Spring is around the corner. Japan’s iconic flower Somei Yoshino sakura has yet blooming. In winter, there’s famous pink sakura named Kawazu Sakura. It’s known as early spring sakura or early blooming sakura instead of winter sakura. This stunning flower is originated from Kawazu, Izu Peninsula. Kawazu Sakura tree (or Kawazu-zakura as pronounced by …

Tokyo Nakameguro Illumination Festival 2016

I wrote Tokyo’s best sites for illumination recently but yet have shown the facts what makes Nakameguro is on top of the list. Nakameguro is a small city located by Meguro River or Megurogawa (in Japanese “gawa” means river). Illumination along Meguro River indisputable is the best illumination site. In 2014, Nakameguro illumination festival was named Ao no …

8 Best Illumination Spots in Tokyo

  Tokyo celebrates early winter in the most exuberant way: illumination festival. The Illumination festival is a winter attraction that is awaited by many. Temperature may decrease rapidly, wind gets more chilly but when the streets are lid up with thousands of LED light, the warm and romantic feeling strike every passerby’ heart. Needless to …