Huis Ten Bosch New Year's Countdown

Fireworks paint the night sky of New Year's Eve

 By Takako Sakamoto   Jan 19, 2016

At the end of last year, I visited a theme park for the New Year's holiday for the first time in my life. The park I visited was Huis Ten Bosch in Nagasaki.

This theme park is modeled after a European town and boasts one of the largest theme parks in Japan at 1.52 million square meters (Appoximately 1.6 million square feet). In the evenings, the gardens are lit up with about 1.3 million LED lights. This stunning illumination on New Year's Eve under the night sky filled with fireworks was like something straight out of a fairy tale. I wholeheartedly recommend this location for people who want to experience a surreal New Year.

Photography by Takako Sakamoto
Japan Travel Partner
Translated by Sarah Chaney

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