There’s snow place like Japan when it comes to winter festivals.
By Sophie Skillett 5 min read
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From this summer through next spring, here’s your ultimate Japan festival guide.
See one of Tokyo’s biggest, best and wildest festivals close up at the Sanja Matsuri.
Headed to Japan's most popular winter festival this year? Or thinking to book a last-minute trip? Here's a guide for what you need to know before you go.
The Tenjin Matsuri, which literally means “festival of the gods,” first started in the 10th century and is held every year in Osaka on July 24th and July 25th.
Toride City will be hosting its annual Hina Matsuri Festival with over 90 hina dolls on display.
Otaru is a port city steeped in a rich history located near Niseko on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido.
Originating in the 18th century, the burning of Mount Wakakusa is one of Japan’s most spectacular winter festivals.
The town is also famous for its spectacular festivals with one of the best and most famous being the Santera Mairi Festival.
The event climaxes in a massive bonfire as the wooden shrine succumbs to the flames of the attackers and is offered to the gods.