A Guide to Japanese Summer!

Summer is the season of outdoor activities, festivals and most importantly, good food! For those of you who are experiencing Japanese summer for the first time, or just curious what it looks like, these articles can help you to get to know better at amazing Japanese summer culture and food!

A Guide to Japanese Summer!

【Summer 2019】Beer Garden Night Cruise in Tokyo Bay!

This summer, there will be a beer garden on the deck of the giant samurai ship 'Atakemaru' in Tokyo bay! The beer garden event will run from April 26th to September 30th, 2019. Enjoy all-you-can-drink beer and other drinks for the duration of the night cruise!

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Ocean Day In Japan: Origins And Things To Do!

Ocean day, also known as Sea Day, Marine Day or "Umi no Hi" (海の日), is a Japanese national holiday in July. Find out where the origin comes from, it's cultural significance - or lack of, actually! - and special events surrounding Ocean Day, including the Marine Day Odaiba Lantern Festival!

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Hakata Gion Yamakasa 2019: a Float-carrying Festival with an Electric Atmosphere!

The Hakata Gion Yamasaka is a hugely popular float festival that attracts approximately 1 million spectators every year in Fukuoka City. The festival has a 750-year history and is one of Fukuoka's most prominent. Read on to discover what makes this event so great!

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Mitama Matsuri 2019: A Popular Japanese Summer Festival in Tokyo

Mitama Matsuri is well known as a famous summer festival in Tokyo, Japan. Each year more than 300 thousand people come to enjoy the display of 30 thousand lanterns and mikoshi (float) events. Let's see what's so special about Mitama Matsuri!

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Marine Day Lantern Festival 2019, In Odaiba, Tokyo!

The Odaiba Marine Day Lantern Festival is a great summertime activity in Tokyo. Enjoy the sight of countless paper lanterns on the beach with the Rainbow bridge and traditional boats as the backdrop! Check out the foods and other things to do as well!

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Tenjin Matsuri 2019, One of the Biggest Summer Festivals in Japan!

Tenjin Matsuri is one of the biggest natsu matsuri, summer festivals, in Japan. Around 1.3 million people come to watch this energetic event! Check this article for more information on Tenjin Matsuri in Osaka!

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Taiwan Festival 2019 In Yoyogi, Tokyo!

The Taiwan Festival is held everywhere in Yogogi park on July 27-28. Yoyogi. Yoyogi park is a great place to hang out in the summer for picnics and hanging out with friends. Plus there's a fun festival going on all the time, from Brazilian to Thai, let's stop by!

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Lili Wanderlust

2019 Tokyo Fireworks Festivals Calendar

Summer is here! There are the most popular and amazing fireworks (hanabi) festivals in Tokyo the you can't miss. When and where can you see? Here is a schedule of Tokyo's famous fireworks festivals so you can mark your calendar!

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Gion Matsuri 2019: Kyoto's Traditional Summer Festival!

One of the most popular, traditional and famous festivals in Japan is called Gion Matsuri, which is a summer festival held in Kyoto where they parade with Japanese traditional float called Yamaboko. Let's figure out more together!

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