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“Gekikara Gourmet Festival 2019,” Japan’s largest spicy food festival, is being held in Shinjuku’s Kabukicho! The festival features gourmet spicy dishes from restaurants around the world! This is a must-visit if you like spicy food!
The “Yoshida Fire Festival” is a joint festival held by both Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Shrine and Suwa Shrine, which is located on the former’s grounds. This festival is counted as both one of Japan’s 3 most unique festivals and one of Japan’s 10 great fire festivals.
One of Japan’s Three Great Fireworks Displays. Niigata Prefecture is famous for its production of fireworks. The Nagaoka Matsuri Grand Fireworks Festival sees a total of 20,000 fireworks launched over the two-day period of August 2nd and 3rd every year!
Multiple fireworks festivals are held in August every year at the Fuji Five Lakes. Among those, the top-ranking festival is the Lake Yamanaka Fireworks Festival. The festival is held for consolation of spirits, prayer that no disasters occur, and appreciating the blessings of the lakes.
Nagano Prefecture’s Lake Suwa is famous for being a great location to launch fireworks. That very lake is where firework creators from across Japan compete in displays using fireworks crafted with innovative ideas and technologies.
Summers in Tokyo are hot, reaching over 30°C. So, this article will introduce a one-day sightseeing itinerary for must-see spots in Tokyo where you can escape the heat and enjoy energy-boosting dishes!
Over the weekend in summer, almost everywhere in Japan is rejuvenated by a local festival.Last year, my friends and I visited Iriya Kishimojin (Shingen-ji Temple), where the Iriya Morning Glory Festival was taking place.
Tokyo, Sumida River Fireworks FestivalRead Later
This festival is held every year on the last Saturday of July next to the Sumida River (Asakusa, Mukojima area). It's one of the largest and most famous fireworks festivals in all of Tokyo, attracting massive crowds. If you're lucky, you might even be able to get the fireworks and the Tokyo Skytree in one picture!