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Along with the Aoi Matsuri in May and the Gion Matsuri in July, Heian Shrine's Jidai Matsuri (Festival of the Ages) is considered one of the three greatest annual festivals held in Kyoto.
Japan’s Greatest Evening View, Visited Even by World VIPs! What Is the Secluded “Soni Kogen”?Read Later
I heard that a place said to have “Japan’s greatest evening view” existed in Nara Prefecture’s “Soni Village,” and I had to visit right away!
The Port of Echizen is famous for its Echizen crabs. This is where the largest fishing event in Fukuoka Prefecture, the “Echizen Fish Festival,” is held.
Yamagata Hanagasa FestivalRead Later
This is one of the four major festivals of Tohoku. Lighting up the night in Yamagata is a splendid summer festival.
The Kyushu's No.1 Fireworks Contest is western Japan’s largest fireworks display, during which over 22,000 fireworks will be launched!
Okinawa Zento Eisa MatsuriRead Later
The Okinawa Zento Eisa Matsuri is held every year over the course of 3 days and boasts numbers of around 300,000 attendees. Eisa is one of Okinawa’s traditional performance arts, done to pay respects to and send off ancestors.
Yabusame is a type of traditional Japanese archery in which a rider on a running horse shoots arrows at a target. At Kamakura's Tsurugaoka Hachimangu shrine, Yabusame events are held in the spring during the Kamakura Matsuri and in the autumn at the Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Reitaisai festivals. As an event where the 800-year-history of samurai can be felt, it attracts a lot of people.
The HAKODATE GOURMET CIRCUS is the largest food event in Hakodate.