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A travel guide to Nearby Tokyo

— Where ‘Nature & Culture’ becomes an EXPERIENCE —

Map of activities nearby Tokyo

Choose some 'incredible experiences' near Tokyo!

Unfortunately, many activities and attractions have been temporarily closed due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please check with the attraction before making any plans.

Amazing 'Festivals & Events' near Tokyo!

Unfortunately, many events have been suspended or canceled due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please check with the event organiser before making any plans.

Yamaage Festival (Yamaage Matsuri) / 山あげ祭 – 2 hours 10min from Tokyo

Watch outdoor Kabuki at this UNESCO World Heritage festival! (Nasu-karasuyama City / 那須烏山市)
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People enjoying the Kumagaya Uchiwa Festival (Kumagaya Uchiwa Matsuri) near Tokyo

Kumagaya Uchiwa Festival / 熊谷うちわ祭 – 40min from Tokyo

Experience the excitement of the largest Gion Festival North of Tokyo! (Kumagaya City / 熊谷市)
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Traditional lantern floats at the Kuki Chouchin Festival nearby Tokyo

Kuki Chouchin Festival / 久喜提燈祭り – 50min from Tokyo

Don't miss one of the largest traditional lantern festivals in Japan! (Kuki City / 久喜市)
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Walking among the sunflower festival in Mashiko nearby Tokyo
River festival floats and fireworks at Nagatoro Funatama Festival in Chichibu, Saitama

Nagatoro Funatama Festival / 長瀞船玉まつり – 2h 15min from Tokyo

Enjoy one of the best water festivals in Japan! (Nagatoro Town / 長瀞町)
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Evening fireworks and traditional floats at the Yorii Tamayodo Suitengu Festival

Yorii Tamayodo Suitengu Festival / 寄居玉淀水天宮祭 – 1h 55min from Tokyo

Come and be amazed at the beautiful water floats and breathtaking fireworks at the Yorii Tamayodo Suitengu Festival! (Yorii Town / 寄居町)
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Kawagoe Festival – 30min from Tokyo

川越まつり(川越市) A chance to experience a UNESCO 'festival' nearby Tokyo

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Mashiko Autumn Pottery Fair (early November)

Mashiko Autumn Pottery Fair (Mashiko Akino Toki Ichi) / 益子陶器市 – 3 hours from Tokyo

One of the largest 'Craft & Pottery Fair' in nearby Tokyo (Mashiko Town / 益子町)
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Guinness world record size fireworks at Kounosu Fireworks

Kounosu Fireworks (Konosu Fireworks) / こうのす花火大会 – 55min from Tokyo

Come be blown away at the 'world record beating' firework at Kounosu Fireworks! (Konosu City / 鴻巣市)
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