Nov 16
~
Jan 13

Iwaki Hikari no Sakura (Light Cherry Blossoms)

5:00pm – 11:00pm
Free

Extending from the south exit of Iwaki Station in Fukushima, “Hikari no Sakura” is a winter illumination that aims to electrically reproduce cherry blossom season with thousands of LEDs in varying shades of pink.

The kickoff for the illumination will also see a fireworks show after the lights are turned on.

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