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Every Thursday, a new article about Japan is published on Kanpai. More about that.

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Hamarikyu - The Japanese garden between Tokyo buildings

Events calendar

  • 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
  • 17 September -- Day of the elderly in Japan (Keiro no Hi - holiday)
  • 21 September -- Autumn starts in Japan
  • 23 September -- Autumn Equinox (Shunbun no Hi - holiday)
  • 22 October -- Jidai Matsuri Festival in Kyoto

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