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Winter in Japan

Rows of thatched buildings blanketed in snow (Photo: Tom Roseveare)

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The best of Japan during the cold months of winter

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Kasedori Festival 2025

Kasedori Festival 2025

Mid Feb

Kasedori Festival, or “Strawbird Festival”, is a unique yet bizarre Japanese event. Performers gather at Kaminoyama Castle dre..

Yamagata 4 Free Entry
Marunouchi Winter Illuminations 2024-2025

Marunouchi Winter Illuminations 2024-2025

Mid Nov - Mid Feb

With the long and cold evenings firmly set in, help to take away some of those winter blues by visiting Marunouchi’s colorful ..

Tokyo Free Entry
Shibuya Blue Cave Illumination 2024

Shibuya Blue Cave Illumination 2024

Early - Late Dec

After a hiatus of two years the Blue Cave is back with a vengeance in Shibuya. The event was previously organised along the Meguro..

Tokyo 2 Free Entry
Snow Monkeys in Nagano 11

Snow Monkeys in Nagano

Nicole Bauer

At Jigokudani Yaen-Koen (Hell's Valley Monkey Park) in Nagano Prefecture, you can observe the Japanese Snow Monkeys in their..

Nagano 14
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