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Tokyo Area Illumination Information

Tokyo German Village Winter Illumination

The 50,000㎡ grounds are illuminated with 2.5 million lights. See the many attractions including the 70m long "Rainbow Tunnel," the "Musical Light Show," and the "3D Illumination."
On January 3rd, 2019, experience the "1st China Lantern Festival 2019" at Tokyo German Village.

Illumination Time: Sunset
Address:Tokyo German Village

Find out more information on illuminations here. During the winter, many areas are holding events. Enjoy!

A Dream-like Illumination amongst the Rice Paddies

A light festival taking place on terraced rice paddies. Check out the 10,000 LED candles illuminate the fields even after the festival.

Tanada Night Festival 2018/10/26 (FRI) - 10/28 (SUN) *Shuttle bus from JR Awa Kamogawa Stn.
Tanada Illumination 2018/10/29 (MON) - 2019/1/06 (SUN) 16:30-20:00 (Tentative)

Held at the Famous Shinshoji Temple! Narita String Festival

A festival indicative of the fall, the Narita String Festival is a celebration that welcomes good fortune. The main show features performances by string instruments on the temple's promenade and the celebration continues with events in the surrounding area.

Dates:10/20 (SAT) 10:30-18:00 / 10/21 (SUN) 10:30-17:00
Address:Naritasan Shinshoji Temple
Access:15min walk from Keiyo Line Keisei Narita Stn. or JR Narita Line Narita Stn.

Naritsan Sinsyouji Temple

A UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage! Fall Festival: Sawara Grand Festival

Sawara and its townscape of old world Japan, is located right next-door to Narita Airport. There you can experience the 300 year old tradition of the "Sawara Grand Festival." Designated an Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property, the festival is known as the third largest of its kind in the Kanto Region. Also a registered UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, the festival attracts many visitors each year.

Dates:10/12 (FRI) - 10/14 (SUN) 10:00-22:00
Access:Take the train to JR Narita Line Sawara Stn.

Chiba Prefecture Flower Info〜Nanohana Flowers〜

Roadside Station Tomiura Biwa Club and surrounding area (Minamiboso City)

□ Dates: Mid-March

Nanobatake Road (Kamogawa City)

A sea of yellow blooming flowers, the “Nanobatake Road” flower fields are within walking distance from JR Awa-Kamogawa Station.
□ Dates: Early-February to Mid-March

Mother Farm (Futtsu City)

With 1.5km of blooming Nanohana flowers, it’s a photo opportunity you don’t want to miss.
□ Dates: Mid- February to Mid-April
□ Admission: Middle School Age and Older 1500 JPY, Children 4 and older 800 JPY


You can also board a Chiba local train and enjoy the Nanohana fields along the railway line..
Isumi Testsudo along the railway line (Isumi City to Otaki Town)

□ Dates: Late-March to Late-April
□ Place: Isumi Testsudo along the railway line *fare rates vary by length of ride.

Kominato Tetsudo along the railway line (Ichihara City to Otaki Town)

《Where to spot the Nanohana Flowers》      
Kazusa Kawama Stn., Kazusa Tsurumai Stn., Satomi Stn., Itabu Stn., Tsukizaki Stn., Kazusa Okubo Stn.
□ Dates: Mid-March to Mid-April
□ Place: Kominato Tetsudo along the railway line *fare rates vary by length of ride.

Chiba Prefecture Flower Info 〜Plums〜

Hananobe no Sato (Katsuura City)

Narita-san Park (Narita City)
Located behind the main hall of the popular tourist destination Narita-san Shinsho-ji Temple, the park grows a combination of 500 red and white plum trees.
□    Dates: Mid-February to Mid-March

Hananobe no Sato (Katsuura City)
From the latter half of January through February, 300 Kawazu Cherry Blossoms will be in full bloom. The soft aroma of plum hangs in the air as the plum trees also begin to bloom.
□ Dates: Mid-February to Mid-March
□ Admission: Middle School Age and Older 650 JPY, Children 3 and older 450 JPY

Mother Farm (Futtsu City)
Between February and March, you can take in the splendor of 100 thousand Japanese daffodils and Nanohana Flowers in full bloom against the backdrop of 200 blooming plum and peach trees at the “Plum Garden.”
□ Dates: Mid-February to Mid-March
□ Admission: Middle School Age and Older 1500 JPY, Children 4 and older 800 JPY

Nanabatake Road

Spring arrives early in the Boso. Enjoy the fields of Nanabatake Road as they overflow with bright yellow rapeseed flowers.

□ Date:【Viewing】Early February ~ Early March
                   【Picking】1/20(Sat)~ 3/11(Sun) 9:30~15:00
□   Place:Here

Strawberry Picking

Strawberry Picking
*Strawberry picking is depending on the condition of the fields, picking hours may change.

 Dragon Farm
□ Dates:1/1~ Mid-May *Non-fixed holidays

Narita Yume Bokujo
□ Dates:From Late December 

Tateyama Strawberry Picking Center “JA Awa-Tatenoshiten”
□ Dates:1/2~5/7

 Tateyama Tourism Strawberry Picking Center
□ Dates:1/2~5/8

Minnami no Sato
□ Dates:Mid-January to Early May (Tentative)
□ Reception Time:9:00~15:30 *Closed Wednesdays (Temporary Closures may Occur)

 Roadside Station Tomiura Biwa Club
□ Dates:1/1(Mon/Holiday)~5/6(Sun)
□ Closed:Mondays(If Monday is a holiday, facilities will be closed Tuesday instead)
□ Time:9:30~16:00 

 Mammoth Strawberry Park         
□ Dates:Early January ~ Late May *Tentative *Non-fixed holidays
□ Time:10:00~(While supplies last)

Roman no Mori
□ Dates:1/1~ Early May(General Admission)*Reservation Required
□ Closed:Wednesdays

 Mother Farm
□ Dates:Mid-January ~ Late May *Closed Tuesdays
□ Time:January/ Weekdays 10:00~, Weekends and Holidays 9:30~
                    February/ Weekdays 9:30~, Weekends and Holidays 9:00~