Experience Japan’s Most Important Cultural Tradition “Hatsumode” (First Shrine Visit of the New Year)! Kawasaki Daishi New Year’s Pilgrimage.Read Later
For 2017’s hatsumode (the first shrine visit of the new year), I visited Kawasaki Daishi, another name for the temple Heiken-ji. Kawasaki Daishi is the most popular place for hatsumode visits in Kanagawa Prefecture, an area near Tokyo.
“Kawasaki Halloween” is Japan’s largest Halloween event! Over 100,000 people from across the country join in the celebrations. The large-scale costume parade around Kawasaki Station is packed with amazing costumes, so be sure to check it out! The winner of the after-parade costume contest receives amazing travel tickets and a monetary award.
※A participation fee must be paid after applying if you wish to join the parade.
Just 20 minutes from Tokyo Station on the JR Tokaido Main Line, Kawasaki offers excellent access. From entertainment facilities to hot springs and temples such as Kawasaki Daishi, this city is packed with sightseeing spots! The Kawasaki Velodrome, where visitors can feel the full impact of bicycle racing, is another attraction. In addition to introducing a model 1-day course for visiting Kawasaki, this article will show you how to enjoy yourself at the Kawasaki Velodrome.
Lazona Kawasaki Plaza is a large commercial facility where you can complete souvenir shopping. From the nearest station to Haneda Airport, it only takes approx. 12 minutes. [Article series / The Surrounding Areas of Haneda Airport Part 7]Read Later
Today, we would like to recommend you some stores and items in Lazona Kawasaki Plaza, a large commercial facility in Kawasaki area.
This article introduces you four attractive spots in Kawasaki, which has a great access to/from Haneda Airport. [Article series / The Surrounding Areas of Haneda Airport Part 8]Read Later
Today, we would like to introduce you four of the most popular spots in Kawasaki area, which has a great access to/from Haneda Airport.
This article is about some spots where you can experience ‘Cool Japan’, which are recommended to families visiting Japan with their children! [Article series / The Surrounding Areas of Haneda Airport Part 6]Read Later
We would like to introduce you some spots in Kawasaki area mainly FUJIKO• F• FUJIO Museum, in which you can experience Cool Japan. It takes approx. 50 minutes from Haneda Airport to Noborito Station, a station accessible to the area.
Visiting YOMIURILAND on a winter night.Read Later
I visited the YOMIURILAND amusement park to see the Jewellumination (Jewel illumination) .I was especially impressed with the attractions “Light on dance” and “Water fountain fantasy created by the light and sound”.