Map of Japan

Map of Japan

Events calendar

  • From 16 to 17 July -- Gion Matsuri Festival in Kyoto
  • 17 July -- On July 17, 1868, Edo was renamed Tokyo.
  • 19 July -- End of rainy season (Tsuyu) in Japan
  • 20 July -- Sea day / Umi no Hi in Japan (holiday)
  • From 24 to 25 July -- Tenjin Matsuri Festival in Osaka
  • 25 July -- Sumida River Fireworks in Asakusa
  • 6 August -- Anniversary date of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945
  • 9 August -- Anniversary day of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki in 1945
  • From 12 to 15 August -- Awa Odori Festival in Tokushima, Shikoku
  • 15 August -- Anniversary date of Japan's surrender in 1945
  • 16 August -- Daimon-ji fires in Kyoto
  • 31 August -- End of season for climbing Mount Fuji
  • 3 September -- Anniversary date of Tokyo's establishment after the Meiji restoration in July 1868
  • 16 September -- Tsurugaoka Hachimangu (Yabusame) Festival in Kamakura
  • 21 September -- Autumn starts in Japan