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10 Wonderfully Weird Japanese Festivals to Look Forward in 2019

Because normal festivals are overrated; because life is too short to be doing the same old stuff. Fortunately, Japan’s inventive and unique culture simply knows no bounds! Japanese people find reasons to celebrate the things that are usually taken for granted in Western societies with festivals, or more commonly known as “matsuri.” Since hanami season…

Top 5 Festivals in Tokyo to Visit in Spring

Spring in Japan is well-known for the full bloom of sakura (桜; cherry blossoms). If you are going to visit Tokyo for the cherry blossoms this spring, then you can’t miss some of these popular spring festivals. Festivals, or matsuri (祭り), in Japan are common events. Almost every shrine celebrates their own festival. In Tokyo,…

Come See Old and Modern Japan at 2 of Asakusa’s Exciting Festivals

Asakusa is, undeniably, a popular district in Tokyo. It continues to be a popular place for entertainment in the city as well. There are many historical spots and festivals for residents and tourists to enjoy throughout the year. Here are two of the lively festivals you can join in the area. Sanja Festival Sanja Festival…