Ongoing & Upcoming Events in Tokyo

Harajuku & Omotesando Super Yosakoi Festival


Harajuku Omotesando Super Yosakoi Festival is on 27 & 28 August!
More than 5500 people perform yosakoi (a traditional exciting dance originated from Kochi Prefencture in Japan) in Omotesando Avenue, Yoyogi Park, Meiji Jingu Shrine, and the streets in Harajuku!


Photos & Reports of Harajuku Omotesando Yosakoi Festival


Go to Harajuku Travel Guide


Official Website: (in Japanese)

Asakusa Samba Carnival


Asakusa Samba Carnival 2022 was canceled due to COVID-19, but they will hold an alternative samba festival on 17 & 18 September!


Photos & Reports of Asakusa Samba Carnival


Go to Asakusa Travel Guide


Official Website: (in Japanese)

4 Seasons in Tokyo

Explore 1 year in Tokyo on Event Calendar!


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Cherry Blossoms (Sakura)



The season of cherry blossoms is late March to early April in Tokyo.


Cherry Blossom Forecast for 2023 will come out in late January, 2023.
Trip Planning Advice for Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Festival Visitors to Japan by a Local

Autumn Leaves



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

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The Easiest Tokyo Maps by a Local Blogger

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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

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link to the easiest subway maps in Tokyo, Japan


The Quickest Hotel Booking

If you don't want any explanations and just want to book a good hotel now, the following are the quickest way to reach.


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

Go to the list of luxury hotels in Tokyo.


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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