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Christmas Illumination in Tokyo 3

Japan, as a non-Christian country, does not celebrate Christmas. December 25th is not a national holiday. But Japanese people, as great lovers of festivals and celebrations, try to celebrate it in a commercial way. Local government and big companies decorate parks and buildings with colorful illumination. Last Saturday, I went to Tokyo Midtown, Shiodome, and […]






Autumn Illumination at Rikugien Garden 4

Rikugien Garden, in Bunyo-ku, Tokyo, is one of the best-preserved Japanese landscape gardens of the Edo period. The name, Rikugi-en, came from “six elements of Waka poems” that had been derived from “six styles of poems” written in the old Chinese poetry book “Mao-shi”. The garden is most beautiful in the autumn season because trees […]