This is Kyoto’s largest illumination with over 860,000 lights and some stunning spaces. Highlights include the well-known pair of Yamamomo trees which mark the entrance to the glowing tree-lined avenue and the Ensemble of Light. There are music performances and a screen show – all in Nagura Park close to the ROHM company headquarters. The event has been held since 1995 and gets bigger every year.
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