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Ofusa Kannon Spring Rose Festival

In spring and autumn when the temple's roses are in full bloom, Visitors can enjoy about 2,300 varieties of roses and smell their fragrances while…

Aizen-Matsuri Festival at Aizen-do Temple

The Aizen Festival prepares for the hot summer ahead with a parade of women wearing cool and attractive yukata. The Aizen-Matsuri 「愛染祭り」is Osaka's first summer…

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…

Kyoto Gion-matsuri Festival

During the Heian period (794-1185), Kyoto suffered a series of natural disasters and plagues. As a form of appeasement to Mother Nature, a thousand years…

Ofusa Kannon Wind Chime Festival

Over 2,500 wind chimes, one of the features of Japanese summer are hung throughout Ofusa Kannon temple's grounds in Nara to make you forget summer heat.

Ukai Cormorant Fishing in Arashiyama

Ukai is a traditional fishing method in which trained cormorants (large diving birds) are used to catch fish such as sweet fish (Ayu).This type of…

Tenjin-Matsuri Festival

Tenjin-Matsuri Festival is held to show the prosperity of Osaka and for the people to pray for business prosperity and their health at Osaka Tenmangu Shrine.

Tenjin-Matsuri Fireworks Festival

The Tenjin Matsuri fireworks Festival is the largest fireworks displays in the Kansai region. Enjoy the stunning Japanese fireworks.