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Every early summer a hydrangea festival is held in the Fuchu city local forest museum (Kyodo no Mori Museum) located in Tokyo’s Fuchu, when around 10,000 plants of hydrangea are in bloom amid the museum buildings in a traditional style, and the museum becomes an ideal destination for visitor to take a pleasant walk while viewing flowers.
Japanese people enjoy several continuous days of holiday between late April and early May, which are called the Golden Week in Japan. Then various regions of Japan will be bustling with crowded vacationers. Our careful selection finds that, in the suburbs of the Kanto region, the following four hanami spots seem most worth your visit during the Golden Week.
Enjoy Everything Izu Has to Offer During the Special Limited-Time Shizuoka Destination Campaign!Read Later
Shizuoka Prefectuer is located at the foot of Mt. Fuji, Japan’s tallest mountain. Currently the prefecture is hosting the “Shizuoka Destination Campaign,” which focuses on attracting tourists to the prefecture for three months, from April through June of 2019.
Using visual illusion such as 3-D pictures and works of art that look entirely different depending the angle at which they are seen, Trick Art creates amazing experiences. The Trick Art Museum, where this incredible art can be enjoyed, is now open after being renovated!
“Kanda Matsuri” at Tokyo’s Kanda ShrineRead Later
Kanda Matsuri is a religious festival held once every two years. This historic festival, called one of the “Three Great Edo Festivals” and the “Three Great Japanese Festivals,” has been held for over 400 years. The festival lasts for 7 days, but the most people come to see the “shinkousai” and “mikoshi miyairi,” held on Saturday and Sunday, during which you can see impressive displays of mikoshi carrying.
In Saitama Prefecture, there is Tove Jansson Akebono Children's Forest Park. Scattered throughout the park are places where the spirit of Tove Jansson lives on. A fairy-tale writer from Northern Europe, she created the world-famous Moomin character. This park is full of cute buildings and natural spaces for visitors to enjoy.
Tatebayashi City starts flying their impressive collection of over 5,000 streamers at the end of March, so that residents and visitors can enjoy the view of the streamers alongside the cherry blossoms.
Enjoying a Beautiful View of Mt. Fuji in Yamanashi Prefecture’s Fujiyoshida – Arakurayama Sengen ParkRead Later
If you walk about 10 minutes from the Fujikyuko Line’s Shimoyoshida Station, in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi Prefecture, then climb 398 steps, you will reach Arakurayama Sengen Park, a must-visit location. This is an admission-free park giving where you can enjoy a fine view of Mount Fuji and commanding a panoramic view of Fujiyoshida.