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There are only two days in the year when the general public are allowed to enter the inner grounds of Tokyo’s Imperial Palace and pay their respects to the Imperial family. The first is December ...
Written by koalakiss86, Australia, November 2010
This cherry blossom festival is located of course at the kintai bridge, its most famous for its hump like structure, its a small fee to cross this famous bridge to get to the beautiful gardens on the ...
Written by Kyoto Expert: Satoko, Japan, May 2011
May is one of the best seasons to visit Kyoto to enjoy its breathtaking collaboration of colorful flowers and fresh green throughout the city. Also you can't miss a great chance to enjoy one of ...
Meiji Jingu is a Shinto shrine in the heart of Yoyogi Park ,
Shinjuku, posthumously dedicated to the Emperor Meiji (1852-1912) and
the Empress Shoken. Founded in 1920, the shrine is contained ...
Written by Emma, Australia, December 2012
New Year’s Eve in Tokyo is celebrated a little differently than in, say, London or New York City .
Instead of a mass gathering in the Tokyo equivalent of Times Square or
Trafalgar Square, ...
Spring is coming in Tokyo, let’s throw some beans! Setsubun is a day to celebrate the end of winter and the coming of spring in Japan. Traditionally beans are scattered or thrown on this day as a ...
Written by Jane Ormond, Australia, June 2011
June may be summer in Tokyo but it’s also the rainy season. So what better excuse to escape the rain than by diving into Tokyo’s Great Japan Beer Festival? Even though many of us might automatically ...
Film buffs the world over are getting excited about the up coming Tokyo
International Film Festival (TIFF). Now in its 25th year, TIFF runs for 9
days starting October 20, 2012 at a number of ...
Written by Emma, Australia, May 2012
Every year in May Tokyo
hosts its own ‘Oktoberfest’ in Hibiya Park. Exactly why it’s held in
May we’re not quite sure but the date anomaly does not stop thousands of
Japanese and tourists ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, February 2012
With Lantern Festivals, Naked Festivals, and Snow Festivals, there is truly something for everyone in Japan this month. Here is a guide to finding good luck and happiness among Japan's most colorful ...
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