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Tanabata illumination at Kibune Shrine

Every year, there are illuminations from July to mid-August at Kibune Shrine in Kyoto. Tanabata is a mythical tale of literal star-crossed lovers take place…

Tanabata – The Star Festival

If you are wondering where to experience Tanabata, Osaka’s Shitenno-ji temple would be a great choice. Every year, the temple grounds are filled with people…

The legend of Amanogawa Osaka

July 7 is the official day of tanabata festivals. the legend of amanogawa is lit up by floating LED light balls creating a breathtaking sight.