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Tokyo German Village – Winter Illumination

Tokyo German Village is a park in Chiba, located about two hours from central Tokyo. The park offers facilities for…

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Art Aquarium in Fukuoka

Over 2.5 million visitors across Japan have seen the special exhibition Art Aquarium which features goldfishes in small and big…

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Illumination of Hakodate’s historic Motomachi district

Hakodate was the first port to be opened to foreign trade after Japan was forced to give up its isolation….

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Fort Goryokaku in Hakodate during Winter

Originally, my next stop after Sapporo was supposed to be Aomori, but I switched to Hakodate instead. Hakodate is Hokkaido’s…

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Sendai Pageant of Starlight Illumination festival

Sendai was the biggest Japanese city hit by the tsunami and earthquake, although if you walk in the city centre…

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Nagoya Akari Night Illumination Festival

The last time I’ve been to Nagoya was in 2005 during the Expo in Aiichi. I didn’t stay much longer…

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Posted in lights tokyo

Lightopia Illumination Festival in Tokyo

Unlike most of the other illumination festivals, Lightopia has a very limited run, starting on the 22nd and finishing on…

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Shinjuku Southern Lights 2011-12

This illumination festival is a must see if you happen to run a blog that has both “tokyo” and “penguin”…

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Yurakucho Winter Illumination 2011-12

Time for new Christmas illumination, this time around Yurakucho Station in Tokyo. This is one of the smaller ones, advertised…

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Tokyo Illumination: Ebisu – Baccarat Eternal Lights

The Baccarat Eternal Lights is an annual illumination festival at the Yebisu Garden Place. The Garden Place can be reached…

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