For the second year in a row the Kamifukuoka Tanabata Festival has been cancelled due to the pandemic. Normally, this festival attracts over 150,000 participants annually. It is held on the first weekend of August. They display tanabata (Star Festival) streamers in the area around the station during the festival.
Hitsujiyama Park, Chichibu, Shibazakura finished for 2022 since May 1st The renowned Shibazakura or Moss Phlox of Chichibu’s Hitsujiyama Park come into bloom annually in April and last until early May. In 2020 not only was there no festival, you could not see the shibazakura at all. In 2021 there was
In this article: the low down on Maruhiro – free play, roof top Ferris wheel (until 31.8.2019) and rides, video arcade, family facilities, kid friendly restaurant, cute animal shaped desserts, tax free shopping, special information for attending the Kawagoe Festivals with kids, and Lapland Santa! The post contains external (affiliate)
A first hand account of a setsubun celebration at a temple: Kitain Temple in Kawagoe City. However, there will be no bean throwing ceremony in 2022 on account of the Coronavirus. Specific information for 2022 is at the bottom of the post. Setsubun celebrations at Kitain Temple Kawagoe Setsubun February
Suneori Amagoi Rain Praying Festival in Tsurugashima City in the Western area of Saitama within commutable distance of Tokyo. Suneori Amagoi The Suneori Amagoi Rain Praying Festival, which started in 1781, holds a number of cultural and festival accolades. The awards include the prestigious and coveted city designated intangible folk
The Tanabata Festival (Star Festival) is normally held from August 4th to August 7th annually in Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine. The main date of the festival is August 7th and they have additional events that day. Sometimes they put up the tanabata decorations earlier, like in 2015 when this post was
Kitain Temple Cherry Blossoms in Kawagoe City, Saitama, Japan. Kitain is a stunning Buddhist temple with pagoda in the tourist city of Kawagoe – a popular day trip destination from Tokyo. It is an ideal location for combining Japanese culture, history and cherry blossom viewing. Kitain Cherry Blossoms Kitian has