Spreading out from the south entrance of Saga Station, Saga Light Fantasy is a winter illumination featuring more than 1.8 million colored LED bulbs. There will be an incredible opening night on November 1 with food stalls, lighting ceremonies, and other festivities.
The lights will be switched on each day at 5 p.m. and switched off at midnight.
Held every November, this is the final of Japan’s six annual Sumo Tournaments, known as honbasho. With sumo rankings released a few weeks before, it’s a chance to see the traditional sport up close and personal. While the fights are […]
To celebrate the changing of seasons, Kiyomizu-dera opens up in the evening three times a year (autumn, spring, and summer) and holds an illumination event to brighten up the foliage. The pagoda, temple, and Jojuin Garden will be lit up. […]
The Kōrankei Gorge is home to around 4,000 color-changing maples. This year there will be illuminations from sundown until 9 p.m. throughout November as part of the annual autumn festival. There will also be a host of tasty fall treats, […]
If you get all the way down to sunny Okinawa in December and feel like you still haven’t achieved enough, check out the Naha Marathon, a “Festival of Sun, Ocean and Joggers” that is one of Japan’s premier long-distance road […]
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