Located in Kuwana City (Mie Prefecture) is Nabano No Sato, a flower-focused park featuring sprawling gardens and giant greenhouses. Running annually from mid November to mid March is one of Japan's finest Winter Illuminations, including the famous tunnel of light.

Winter light festival in japan, made from 7 million LEDs

東京高円寺ひょっとこ連@LaQua「阿南の日」 Project Awa Odori Paris, Summer 2014 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Awa_Dance_Festival

Japanese Awa odori dancers at the month long Gion Matsuri (Festival). The festival takes place annually in Kyoto and is one of the most famous festivals in Japan.

~Japan's Winter Lights Festival made from 7 million LED's | House of Beccaria

Japan’s Winter Light Festival is nothing short of amazing (15 HQ Photos)

Japan's Winter Lights Festival - gorgeous place anyway but really something to behold during the winter lights festival. Has any one had the chance to go?

Happy yakuza at Sanja Matsuri, one of the most famous festivals in Japan: article says that 70% of its Mikoshi groups controlled by yakuza

70% of Mikoshi Groups in Sanja Matsuri Controlled by Yakuza

Happy yakuza at Sanja Matsuri, one of the most famous festivals in Japan: article says that of its Mikoshi groups controlled by yakuza, the traditional organized crime syndicates in Japan.

Gion Festival in Kyoto, Japan 鶏鉾の後ろ姿 Niwatori_hoko"-".

Gion Festival in Kyoto, Japan 鶏鉾の後ろ姿 Niwatori_hoko"-". It's is traditional Japanese festival. But why An European tapestry is hanging in the back of worship ? I think some Jewish people stayed in Japan during the Silk Road era.

Sanno Matsuri famous Festival in Japan from June 6 to 17 | TRAVELMAIL

Travel Mail Online News (www.in) The Sanno Matsuri is famous as a festival permitted by .

Awa Odori (dance) at Mitaka Festival, Japan The Awa Dance Festival (阿波踊り Awa Odori) is held from 12 to 15 August as part of the Obon festival in Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku in Japan. Awa Odori is the largest dance festival in Japan, attracting over 1.3 million tourists every year

Awa Odori (dance) at Mitaka Festival, Japan The Awa Dance Festival (阿波踊り Awa Odori) is held from 12 to 15 August as part of the Obon festival in Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku in Japan. Awa Odori is the largest dance festival in Japan.

Gion Matsuri (YoiyoiYama) Gion Matsuri (祇園祭), the festival of Yasaka Shrine, is the most famous festival in Japan. It takes place over the entire month of July. There are many different events, but the grand procession of floats (Yamaboko Junko) on July 17 is particularly spectacular.

Gion Matsuri (YoiyoiYama) Gion Matsuri (祇園祭), the festival of Yasaka Shrine, is…

Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797–1858). Revelers Returned from the Tori no Machi Festival at Asakusa, from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, 1857. Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1914. (JP60) #cats

Revelers Returned from the Tori no Machi Festival at Asakusa, from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) Tokyo (Edo))

''Heron is on a head"| Yasaka Shrine, Gion, Kyoto. Gion Festival. Tehuride Tomori on Flickr

Gion matsuri takes place annually in Kyoto and is one of the most famous festivals in Japan.

Oiran in Yoshiwara, Japan / Tokyo Pic

Oiran 花魁 - Japanese courtesans back in and century. There're no more Oiran in modern times but there're few Matsuri (festival) parading wearing Oiran costume. Be a geisha, be a geisha, be a geisha.

Paper lanterns for Gion Festival in Kyoto, Japan

The Yasaka Shrine (Yasakajinja), also known as the Gion Shrine, is a Shinto shrine in the Gion District of Kyoto. The popular city shrine is famous for its Gion Matsuri, one of Japan's largest festivals. Paper lanterns for Gion Festival in Kyoto, Japan

Japan - Maiko (apprentice geisha) Katsufumi at the Hanagasa Junko Procession, part of the month long Gion Matsuri (Festival). The festival takes place annually in Kyoto and is one of the most famous festivals in Japan. Kyoto was the capital of Japan from 1794 until 1868. It is now the seventh largest city in Japan. In Kyoto geisha are known as geiko and trainee geisha are known as maiko.  Source: Flickr / Michael Chandler

Japan Maiko (apprentice geisha) Katsufumi at the Hanagasa Junko Procession, part of the month long Gion Matsuri (Festival). The festival takes place annually in Kyoto and is one of the most famous.

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