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Samurai Show in Kagurazaka
Samurai is famous throughout the world. The Samurai is one of the most renowned groups of warriors. But in the 1870s social caste was abolished. Do...
TOKA EBISU FESTIVAL
The festival is held in Nishinomiya shrine on the 10th of January. It is called "TOKA EBISU Festival." EBISU is a Japanese God, one of the seven f...
Le fleuve Yodo et ses feux d'artifice
Tandis que le canal Dotonbori marque Osaka Minami, le fleuve Yodo, la Yodogawa, marque Kita de son empreinte. Osaka, comme le Japon, a en effet sa géo...
Osaka Tenmangu et le festival Tenjin
Le sanctuaire Osaka Tenmangu se trouve dans l’arrondissement Kita d’Osaka, au Japon. Il côtoie la rue commerçante Tenjinbashi-suji, qui est avec ses 2...
Admiración de la luna
Los japoneses aprecian las estaciones. En primavera apreciamos las flores de cereza y en otoño la luna. Nosotros japoneses creemos que en la luna vi...
La Golden Week est une période d’environ une semaine fin avril début mai au Japon. Cette année, elle a lieu les jours fériés du 29 avril puis des 4,...
The Grand Sumo Tournament
Have you ever heard about a sumo wrestling? It’s a traditional national sport of Japan and has a history of more than one thousand years. It’s still o...
Sumo championship game
Sumo championship game is fun. The games are scheduled five times per year. Tokyo game starts in January for 15 days. It's exciting to watch when a sm...
An animal cafe is trendy in Tokyo, Japan. Cafes of Small animals, including cats, hedgehogs, chinchillas, and birds like owls, are available. On the o...
Traditional card game play held on 3 January
Recommended annual ceremony "Karuta-hajime-shiki" held at Yasaka shrine on 3 January (Ceremony of the first Karuta play of the new year) Children in...
◆ Rugby World Cup 2019
It's a vortex of the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan. IRE lost 14-46 to NZL in the evening on Oct. 19. Fortunately, I, Masato, a National Tour Guide, ha...
Yosakoi Dance festival Harajuku Omotesando: August 24-25
Yosakoi dance is very popular local dance, and at this festival, many various arranged dances are performed by many teams. You will enjoy this pefor...
Sapporo Lavender spots
If you want to watch lavenders in Japan, what town do you imagine? Of course, Furano and Lake Kawaguchi Area are so popular. But, you can watch beau...
Tour de Saiki (bicycle event) in October
Tour de Saiki is a bicycle event held in Saiki, Oita Prefecture. Why don't you join the event and eat delicious food? Date: October 13th, 2019 (Sun)...
Gion Festival in Narita
I guided an American family from Michigan to Naritasan Shinshoji temple, located in just ten minutes by train from Narita airport. On that day, the b...
Rugby World Cup 2019
Rugby World Cup 2019 will be held in Japan this coming September and October. I took a couple from New Zealand to the main stadium. They know all play...
A Big Parade of 1000 people will be held at Nikko World Heritage Area on May 18 & Oct. 17
A big parade with more than 1000 people will be held at Nikko this Saturday. They dress like they did when they had the Shogun's funeral in the ea...
Pink Moss Festival is held at a mountainside 2 hours and 40 minutes away from Shinjuku by bus
Shibazakura Festival, Pink Moss Festival, is held at the northwest of Mount Fuji. It takes more than 2 hours and 40 minutes away from Shinjuku. It t...
The Sanja Festival at Asakusa from May 17 to 19
SANJA MATSURI, which is one of the Three Great Festivals of EDO (now Tokyo), is held on May 17 and 19 at Asakusa Shirne . The three large porable sh...
Cherry blossom viewing at Inui Street in the Imperial Palace
From March 30, 2019 to April 7, 2019, Inui Street in the Imperial Palace is open to the public. This is one of the rare chances to enter the Imperial...
Finally, Cherry trees bloomed in Tokyo.
Cherry trees in Tokyo bloomed on Mar. 21 this year, according to Japan Meteorological Agency. It was five days earlier than a normal year. It will b...
Tomamu Ice Village
Hoshino Resort Tomamu is famous for winter skiing and sea of the cloud in summer. But it also has a popular Ice Village. This one started in 1998, s...
Ume plum flower festival in Kyoto. Japanese Apricot flower garden.
Plum flower,Japanese Apricot flower, festival takes place in a shrine in Kyoto. 2000 pieces trees, 50 kinds of varieties beauty are showing off its s...
Re: Shinto Dedication to the Worship of Sugawara no Michizane (天神講)
Feb., 25 in 903 AD on the old calendar is a death anniversary of Michizane (菅原 道真), who was said to be a nobleman and also an established scholar, pol...
BONSAI Exhibition at Ueno park from Feb.9 to 17
Are you interested in BONSAI ? Bonsai is a miniature potted plant dwarfed in a shallow pot by artificial methos of culture, such as pruning and wirin...
A Buddhist Memorial Service at Around The Renowned Hot-spring Hotel of Onoe Onsen (尾上温泉)
We had a Buddhist Memorial Service (法事) today. After remembering the deceased, we had a complimentary dinner at around the renowned hot-spring hotel o...
Sumo Introduction For Your Great Experience
Sumo is a traditional sport related witrh Shinto ritual and recently very much familiar not only with Japanese people but alos forigners coming to Jap...
Today is Coming-of-Age Day
Today is a national holiday of Coming-of- Age Day which honors young people, 20 year old, as new members of adult society. Local governments hold C...
Snow season just around the corner
Snow season just starts. Even though the nember of snowy day decrease due to global warming, there are a lot of snow play ground in Japan. The da...
Weihnachtsmesse in Tokio. Christmas Mass in Tokyo
Ich besuchte die Weihnachtsmasse in der Kirche von Tokio. Die Kirche heißt St.Ignatius, die Kapelle der Sophia Universität. Ich wartete draußen zwei S...
Sapporo Snow Festival
Sapporo Snow Festival is a world-wellknown festival now. But when this festival started in 1950, it was held by high school students, and the sca...
We have Shichi-go- san festival on or around 15th November. What do you think it is? I think you often see children who dress up with kimono in th...
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