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A travel guide to Nearby Tokyo

— Where ‘Nature’ Becomes an EXPERIENCE —

Map of activities nearby Tokyo

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'Top Events' you shouldn't miss nearby Tokyo!

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A boy on horse back taking part in the Izumoiwai Yabusame Festival near Tokyo

Izumoiwai Yabusame Festival / 出雲伊波比の流鏑馬まつり – 1hour 15min from Tokyo

Come and witness the 1,000-year-old archery tradition! (Moroyama Town / 毛呂山町)
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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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Come see a monk running through fire at Nagatoro Fire Festival (Nagatoro Himatsuri Festival)
Walking among the sunflower festival in Mashiko nearby Tokyo
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 site of water floats with lanterns and breathtaking fireworks at the Yorii Tamayodo Suitengu Festival! (Yorii Town / 寄居町)
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Nikko Yayoi Festival(Nikko Yayoisai)- 2.5 hours from Tokyo

弥生祭(日光) A traditional ‘Spring Festival’ nearby Tokyo

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Night Cherry Blossom Festival in Kinugawa Onsen every April

Night Cherry Blossom Festival in Kinugawa Onsen – 2.5 hours from Tokyo

鬼怒川夜桜大宴会(日光市) A night ‘Sakura Hanami Festival’ nearby Tokyo

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Yunishigawa Snow Festival (Kamakura Matsuri) – 3 hours from Tokyo

湯西川温泉かまくら祭(日光市) A magical day in the snow nearby Tokyo

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Yoroi Toshikoshi Festival (Samurai Festival) – 1 hour 20min from Tokyo

節分鎧年越(足利市) Your chance to be a 'Real Samurai' nearby Tokyo

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Illuminations at Ashikaga Flower Park – 1 hour 30min from Tokyo

あしかがフラワーパークのイルミネーション「光の花の庭」(足利市) Walk around the best 'Night Garden' in Japan nearby Tokyo

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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 Spring pottery fair

Mashiko SPRING Pottery Fair(Mashiko Haruno Toki Ichi)- 3 hours from Tokyo

益子春の陶器市 One of the 'Largest Craft Fair' 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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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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Photo of sakura feativals nearby Tokyo (Kkumagaya Sakura tsutsumi)

Kumagaya Sakura Festival (Kumagaya Sakura Tsutsumi) / 熊谷桜堤 – 45min from Tokyo

Amazing Sakura & Canola blossom nearby Tokyo! (Kumagaya City / 熊谷市)
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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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