If you plan to use Narita International Airport, I would like to recommend that you consider visiting Narita-Temple Town. There you will discover Old Edo atmosphere, also there are a lot of sightseeing places. How to get to the Town At first drop by Keisei-Narita Station, which are close to Narita International Airport by…
Dondo-Yaki fire festival is an Japanese traditional event held around 15-Jan. where people gather and burn new year’s ornaments. We wish you happiness there. In these days it is not easy to hold such event using fire in the town due to some risks. However I would expect people take those over from one generation…
I recently joined Bon-Odori held at Rokugo shrine in Tokyo. Let me describe Bon-odori and how to take part in. Photos here were taken on 15, 16-July.
Kawagoe in Saitama Prefecture is known as “the Little Edo”. (The Edo period: 1603-1868) Atmosphere of the Edo period remains in this city. Visitors can feel its atmosphere by walking through the city.
I have moved from Darwin (Australia) to Japan at the end of Mar. 2017. It was the first time for me to live overseas (I lived in Australia for 2.5 years). Everything including troubles that happened there was fresh and stimulating to me. I learned a lot of things in Australia….
June is a season of Ajisai :紫陽花 (Hydrangea) in Kamakura city in Japan. There are many places where beautiful Ajisai flowers can be seen. Today I fistly visited Meigetsuin:明月院, which is also called as Ajisai temple.
The Japan National Stadium in Tokyo is to be rebuilt for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. It was built for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and have been used as a venue for football & other athletics. Today the last soccer match, Urawa Reds x Ventforet Kofu, at the current stadium took place.
I took this photo at Saitama Stadium. It is the home stadium of Urawa Red Diamonds (Urawa Reds), one of the biggest professional soccer team in Japan. Urawa Reds has a lot of enthusiastic supporters.
Gongendo in Saitama prefecture is famous for many cherry blossoms (Sakura) and flowers.
I took the following photos along Kanda river at Waseda in Tokyo.