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Enjoy an Autumn of Pleasure Trips and Meals! Travel with the “Toei One-day Pass” to Secret Places in Tokyo!Read Later
Autumn in Japan means beautifully colored trees and pleasantly crisp air, making it the perfect season for walking around the city! Additionally, there are many seasonal ingredients in autumn, so going around trying all the different delicacies is also a great choice. As such, this article will introduce a sightseeing plan for Tokyo in the autumn, featuring delicious gourmet foods and walks through fun tucked-away secret places!
Over three days in October, a lively annual autumn festival takes place in Niihama City, Ehime Prefecture. Held in various districts throughout the city, it's known by its generic name, Niihama Taiko Matsuri. This festival celebrates the abundant harvest of autumn. Along with Tokushima's Awa-Odori and Kochi's Yosakoi summer dance festivals, the Taiko Matsuri is famous as one of the three major festivals in Shikoku.
Fall Foliage Viewing Spots in Akita: A Walking Trail for Viewing Fall Foliage in Kakunodate, “the Little Kyoto of Tohoku”!Read Later
Here is a route through Kakunodate for viewing fall foliage: set off from the neighborhood of Kakunodate Station, walk northward along Bukeyashiki Street (Bukeyashiki-dori), walk southward along Tamachi Bukeyashiki Street (Tamachi Bukeyashiki-dori), and return to Kakunodate Station.
"Tori-no-Ichi"Festivals is a festival held across Japan so that people can pray for good business and monetary luck. It is held in various locations during November, but the "Tori-no-Ichi" held at Ohtori Shrine, known for being particularly auspicious, is said to receive the most visitors and boast the most stalls.
[Tokyo] A Shopping District for Cooking Utensils! The 35th Kappabashi Dougu Matsuri (Kappabashi Tool Festival)Read Later
“Kappabashi Dougu Street” is a shopping district between Tokyo’s Asakusa and Ueno areas that extends around 800 meters from north to south.
It is an interesting shopping district, where around 170 shops all related to “food” items all gather, selling the obvious items like cooking utensils and tableware, as well as other things like restaurant signboards.
A large-scale tool festival is held annually in October, during which there are great sales and even lotteries! There are also food stalls set up during the festival, so you can enjoy delicious food too!
“Sapporo Autumn Fest” is Japan’s largest gourmet festival, held at Sapporo Odori Park in the heart of Sapporo City! Enjoy gourmet dishes made with seasonal ingredients from across Hokkaido here at this festival!
“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.
“Gekikara Gourmet Festival 2018,” 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!