Firework Festivals or Hanabi Matsuri are held all over Japan during the summer season. The festivals are participated by both local and foreign visitors because of the lively atmosphere and beautiful color display on the night sky. It is best enjoyed by enthusiast by wearing a traditional yukata, summer kimono or jinbei.
Below is a list of some of the 2017 Hanabi schedule:
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Summer is here and what could be the best way to cool off the summer heat than to go swimming and enjoy the water. Fortunately, Tokyo offers abundant water parks where family and friends can go for a refreshingly cool getaways. Here are some of the water parks accessible from central Tokyo:
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Mount Fuji (富士山 Fujisan) is an active stratovolcano which last erupted in 1708. It is the highest and most prominent mountain in Japan which stands at 3,776.24 meters or 12,389 feet. It is located on the border between Yamanashi and Shizuoka prefectures on Honshu island which is about 100 kilometers southwest of Tokyo.
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Mt. Omuro (大室山, Ōmuroyama) is an extinct volcano located in Ito City in Shizuoka Prefecture. It is the highest peak in the eastern coast of Izu Peninsula with a height of 580 meters.
Continue reading Trekking along Mt. Omuro’s crater