7 Must Visit Winter Illuminations Near Tokyo
Illumination season is here! Heat up the hot chocolate and get your mittens, beanie, and sweater ready. To put you in the holiday spirit, AllAbout Japan has compiled a list of the Kanto region’s top Winter Illumination spots.
Budokan's Evening Illumination Has Resumed
The venue for judo and karate competitions at next year’s Tokyo Olympics now stands illuminated following the completion of restoration work.
Rikugien Garden: A Paradise Fit for a Daimyo
Need a break from the high-octane city life of Tokyo? Why don't you take a stroll through this tranquil garden, a peaceful haven in stark contrast to the city buzzing by outside?
Tokyo's Top 5 Winter Illumination Events 2019!
Tokyo's winter illuminations are some of the highlights of the calendar year. People flock from far and wide to catch a glimpse of these dazzling visual displays! Here are 5 of our favorites!
Technology & Nature Grow Together in Tokyo
Tokyo is an incredible mecca of technology and culture, but a design studio is trying to help the city's residents get in touch with their agricultural roots.
5 Great Snow Getaways from Nagoya
When there's snow, think of these five places in the Chubu region of Japan. From visiting hot spring villages to seeing bathing monkeys, you'll be enjoying the cold!
Top 5 Winter Illuminations Outside of Tokyo!
As the year draws to a close, cities across Japan light up with some of the most spectacular winter illuminations. Here are a few of our favorite displays outside of Tokyo.
Kyoto Temple Offers Rare Autumn Illumination
Mark your calendar, because this year the stunning Rurikoin will be open for public viewing only from Sunday, November 1 through Monday, November 30.
5 Incredible Japanese Illumination Locations
While illuminations are typically associated with the Christmas holiday season, here are five places in Japan where you can see these dazzling displays throughout the year.
Fireball in Japan Identified as Meteorite
Researchers have identified a fireball seen streaking across the night sky over wide areas of Japan in early July as a meteorite.
Snow-Capped Landmarks Glisten in White Powder
Sensoji Temple, the Ghibli Museum and Tokyo Disneyland are always worth a visit, but especially on snowy days like this.
The 5 Biggest Snow Festivals in Tohoku
Check out Tohoku's Five Great Snow Festivals and see how the region's long history of culture and tradition brings the frozen to life!
Ashikaga Flower Park Shines in Winter
An illuminative spectacle is enchanting visitors at Ashikaga Flower Park, north of Tokyo, with nearly five million LED light bulbs.
The 15 Top Fall Color Spots in Kyoto
All About's travel guide reveals the real top spots for autumn colors in Kyoto.
Kamakura’s Top 10 Fall Foliage Spots
With autumn colors available at temples close to Kita-Kamakura and Kamakura Stations, even a short trip will do!
A Cherry Blossom Light-up at Kenrokuen
Cherry blossoms are just as beautiful at night! Join us on a sakura light-up tour through Kenrokuen Park in Kanazawa
Catch a Glimpse of 'Sakura' in the Winter
One popular cherry blossom viewing spot in Tokyo has transformed its riverside property into a sakura tree light display.
Canal City: Exploring Fukuoka's Luxury Mall
Check out Canal City Hakata for all of your entertainment needs! Whether you’re in search of an extraordinary date night, cafe time with friends, or fun with the kids, it has you covered!
Huis Ten Bosch Illumination Warming Up Winter
Huis Ten Bosch is enticing visitors to don their masks and head out for some outdoor holiday cheer featuring 13 million colorful LED light bulbs.
Tokyo's Stunning 'Mizuhiki' LED Christmas Tree
One of the most modern and innovative designs we've seen this year for Christmas trees features the traditional craft of 'mizuhiki' hand-twisted cords.