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Harajuku Omotesando Super Yosakoi Festival is on 27 - 28 August!
More than 5000 people perform yosakoi (a traditional, exciting dance from Kochi Prefencture in Japan) in Omotesando Avenue, Yoyogi Park, Meiji Jingu Shrine, and the streets in Harajuku!
Go to Harajuku Sightseeing Guide
Official Website: http://www.super-yosakoi.tokyo/ (in Japanese)


Asakusa Samba Carnival is on 27 August!
Enthusiastic samba teams from all over Japan perform in the streets. Festival-loving Asakusa locals have been supporting the big, exciting and colorful festival for decades at the end of summer!
Contest: 13:00 - 18:00
Go to Asakusa Sightseeing Guide
Official Website: http://www.asakusa-samba.org/about/ (in Japanese)

 

Haneda International Airport holds a big summer event on 26, 27 and 28 August!
You'll see people in costumes of samurai, ninja and villager in Edo era! You can also see traditional and lively performances on the stage, join games and workshops.

 

Haneda Edo Matsuri
At Haneda Airport International Terminal
26, 27 & 28 August 11:00 - 19:00


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Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Forecast & Diary in 2016 is here!
Cherry Blossom (sakura) Forecast for Japan 2016
The season of cherry blossoms is late March to early April in Tokyo.

 

Cherry Blossom Forecast for 2017 will come in late January, 2017.
Trip Planning Advice for Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Festival Visitors to Japan by a Local


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Autumn Colors' peak is late November to early December in Tokyo.
Links to Blog: Autumn Colors in Tokyo City #01 - Red Maple Leaves & Genuine Matcha in Rikugien Garden and more!


 

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The Easiest Tokyo Maps by a Local

If you want a shortcut to understand Tokyo, or you are about to give up to plan a trip to Tokyo with throwing away a thick travel guidebook, or you are lost in the city at this moment (I hope not!), here are the simplest resolutions.

 

The Easiest JR Train Map of Tokyo - You'll understand the outline of Tokyo and airport transport with only 1 page!

link to the easiest JR train map in Tokyo, Japan

The Easiest Subway Maps of Tokyo - You won't get lost anymore. Tourist attractions are all covered with these maps and instructions.

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A List of Worldwide Luxury Hotels: All the hotels on this list are convenient because of good airport transport.

link to a list of worldwide 5 star luxury hotels in Tokyo, Japan

A List of Cheap Hostels: Cheap hostels in Tokyo are listed with short comments about their locations to help some backpackers who have the image that it is hard to find accommodation in Tokyo.

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