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Summer sees the temperatures climb to sweltering levels and the cicadas making a racket – otherwise this is the time gets outside to celebrate the clear skies.

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The Bon Odori Festival in Ebisu, Tokyo is a huge summertime gathering rich in tradition. With music, dancing, food, drinks, and clothes dating back to old times, this annual festival is well worth a visit.
One of the attractions in Arashiyama is Tenryu-ji Temple and it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage. In summer, you will see the temple and its garden in green colors. You can also sit by the corridor of the temple to gaze into the pond and the blue skies and let your mind drift with the cicadas singing its melody.
Isshiki Beach in Hayama is considered to be a cool, adult beach in the Shonan area. The best time to enjoy its cozy ambience is just before the bathing season.
Ginowan Tropical Beach and Park is a great place to enjoy the beach and park only 20 minutes from Naha.
Mt Fuji, the majestic, sacred, and highest mountain in Japan, should not be underestimated when planning to hike it with the goal of reaching the summit.
Although only open for a couple of months a year, the outdoor Family Pool, located right downtown, can be a life saver during Hiroshima's long, hot and humid summer.
Riding the rapids through the Gunma mountains on a whitewater rafting tour on the Tone River. First part of a full day of adventure activities in Minakami.