Events in Japan
November - 11 : Jyuichi-gatsu
More than 500 pottery stalls will take place at this market and sell various types of potteries; teacups, rice bowls and Ramen bowls, designed in a traditional or modern Japanese style. Walking around the market to find your favourite will be fun.
Showakinen-koen, the largest national park in Tokyo, has various attractions including cultural and sporting amenities as well as gardens. The 300m-long ginkgo trees tunnel is the highlight of the park in autumn.
Utsunomiya is known for Gyoza, the food as popular as Ramen. Food stalls will line at Utsunomiya Joushi Park where various types of Gyoza are served at very reasonable price.
This air show held annually on the 3rd of November at Iruma Air Base in Saitama Prefecture, has more than 200 thousand people coming up to see the exciting acrobatic performance by the team Blue Impulse. Various fun events will also take place there.
Located in Hakone, Hakone-yumoto is an Onsen hot spring resort town with a long history. This event is a parade to re-enact the Daimyo Gyoretsu, the feudal lord's procession done in the Edo Period over 265 years.
Torinoichi Fair 酉の市 is an open-air market selling lucky charms called Kumade. It's been said that the Kumade bring people good fortunes and protect from misfortunes.
The Naritasan Temple is known for its beautiful Japanese garden with seasonally blooming trees and flowers. In autumn, the 165,000-square-meter garden is covered with colorful fall leaves.
A local event held in Katsushika-ku ward, Tokyo. This cultural exchange event gives visitors opportunities to have various multicultural experiences.
Held at the park of Oshijo 忍城, a small but historic castle in Gyoda city, features a parade of people in samurai warrior costumes. The highlight is the performance of harquebusiers.
The exhibition to present cutting-edge technologies and materials used in all kinds of toilet equipment; toilets for nursing care, portable toilets used in a time of disaster, and stylishly designed bathroom amenities.
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