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The parade is held over four days on Chuo-dori Street and is comprised of taiko drummers, flautists, singers, dancers, and floats. Sansa is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as being the largest ensemble of taiko drummers playing simultaneously in the world.
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!
Hokkaido’s “Asahikawa Natsu Matsuri” is an annual festival that’s packed with plenty of events to enjoy. The festival takes place over the course of 3 days in Asahikawa.
Kochi’s Yosakoi FestivalRead Later
Have you heard of the “Yosakoi Festival”? It’s a very striking festival, in which dancers with wooden clappers called “naruko” dance along to the beat. The festival was first held over 60 years ago, and it has become such a popular phenomenon both in Japan and worldwide that it is currently held in 18 different locations across the world.
Kochi is the original home of the Yosakoi Festival.
The Aomori Nebuta Matsuri is one of the Tohoku Sandai Matsuri, or the 3 Great Festivals of Tohoku, along with Sendai’s Tanabata Matsuri and Akita’s Kanto Matsuri.“Nebuta,” which are a type of large festival float, and large groups of dancers called “haneto” parade through Aomori City.
Do you want to spend time enjoying delicious foods and looking over a gorgeous view in a peaceful place surrounded by nature? This article will be introducing “Kyukamura Fuji,” which is just the place for those things.
Kyukamura Fuji is an onsen (hot spring) hotel on the side of Shizuoka Prefecture’s Lake Tanuki, and every guest room has a view of Mt. Fuji.
Gorgeous, majestic nature surrounds the hotel. However, anything you may need, like meals, is all available at the hotel.
Spend some relaxing time here and forget about the fatigue and pressure of everyday life.
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.
"Farm Tomita," located in Hokkaido, is Japan's most famous lavender bed. The farm, approximately 15 hectares in size, has nine flower gardens and one greenhouse, and the entire site is able to be visited free of charge.