Map of Japan

Map of Japan

Events calendar

  • From 29 April to 5 May -- Japanese Golden Week
  • 13 May -- Mother's Day in Japan
  • 6 June -- Beginning of the rainy season (Tsuyu) in Japan
  • 21 June -- Summer starts in Japan
  • 1 July -- Season start for climbing Mount Fuji
  • 16 July -- Sea day / Umi no Hi in Japan (holiday)
  • 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
  • From 24 to 25 July -- Tenjin Matsuri Festival in Osaka
  • 28 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
  • 11 August -- Mountain day / Yama no Hi (holiday)
  • From 12 to 15 August -- Awa Odori Festival in Tokushima, Shikoku