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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

Kasedori Festival

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

Marunouchi Winter Illuminations

Nov 16th - Feb 18th

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
Light Festival at Fukuoka Castle Ruins

Light Festival at Fukuoka Castle Ruins

Dec 1st 2017 - Jan 28th 2018

Art collective TeamLab transforms the heart of Fukuoka's castle ruins with a new digital art display of interactive light set..

Fukuoka ¥800
Shibuya Blue Cave Illumination

Shibuya Blue Cave Illumination

Dec 1st - Dec 25th

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..

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