Best activities and spots to visit in Japan in February
February in Japan may be cold and dim, yet it’s really a great month to visit Japan! There are quantities of uncommon occasions held the nation over including the acclaimed Sapporo Snow Festival, and it’s an incredible time to appreciate early sprouting Cherry Blossoms!
How about we look at the best activities and spots to visit in Japan in February 2020!!
1. Sapporo Snow Festival 2020
The world’s well known Sapporo Snow Festival is held every year at the capital of Hokkaido, Sapporo City toward the beginning of February. The occasion welcomed more than 2 million guests a year ago, and in 2020, it will be held from fourth to 11 February. Sapporo Snow Festival highlights great fine arts made with day off ice at a few destinations in the snow secured city. There will be hundreds of ice and snow molds in different sizes.
Onsen is the most customary aspect concerning Japan that each vacationer should involvement with least once. Winter is certainly the best season for Onsen to absorb your body in a hot shower and unwind. In a perfect world, remain at one of the valid Ryokan motel (conventional Japanese style lodging) and appreciate heavenly Japanese dishes after Onsen shower. What a treat! Regardless of whether you are going to visit just Tokyo, there are a few astounding Onsen recognizes that you can access from Tokyo for a day trip.
3. Winter Illuminations
Winter enlightenments are the greatest fascination in Japan during winter, and some since quite a while ago run light occasions run until February or much more. Try not to pass up on an opportunity to see the most awesome light-ups before they end!
Ski and Snowboarding are the most mainstream winter sports in Japan, and the extraordinary ski resorts with top notch powder snow pulls in guests from all around the globe. The coldest months of the year, January and February is unquestionably the best season for skiers as the snow conditions are at first class.
5. Yokote Kamakura Festival
Other than the Sapporo Snow Festival, there are a few snow celebrations held the nation over. Kamakura (snow vaults) is a most customary aspect regarding Japanese winter, and Yokote Kamakura Festival is the greatest Kamakura celebration which is held in Yokote City, Akita Prefecture. The occasion highlights endless little Kamakura snow vaults that are helped up around evening time and making the staggering winter landscape.
6. Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival
On the off chance that you think Japanese cherry blooms are just accessible from late March to early April, it’s a 100% misguided judgment! Kawazu Sakura is early cherry blooms that twist from mid-February to mid-March. Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival is held at Kawazu City in the Izu Peninsula, Shizuoka Prefecture. You can without much of a stretch visit there for a day trip from Tokyo!
7. Nagasaki Lantern Festival
What is the greatest occasion in February worldwide? We can not disregard the way that 1.3 billion individuals are commending the Chinese New Year 2020. Nagasaki City has the greatest Chinese New Year’s festival in Japan that highlights beautiful lights by more than 15,000 lamps. Nagasaki Lantern Festival is held for 15 days at the Chinatown of Nagasaki City. Appreciate delightful Chinese nourishment, clear lights, and lively conventional Chinese execution!
8. Ume (Plum Blossoms)
The early Cherry Blossoms, however, Japanese bloom season gradually commences in February. One of the most well known and critical blooms in Japan in late-winter is Ume (Plum Blossoms). A few Plum Blossoms occasions are held the nation over in February and March in Japan. Plum trees for the most part sprout longer than cherry blooms, which typically keep going for a month.
Setsubun (節分) is one of the most conventional occasions on the day preceding the start of Spring in Japan (normally 3 February). The occasion includes a unique custom called “mamemaki” by discarding cooked beans to scrub the insidious spirits. Setsubun festivity is held the nation over on that day, particularly at sanctuaries and sanctums.
10. Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day is perhaps the greatest occasion that is commended around the world. Japanese Valentine’s Day is very novel contrasting with numerous different nations since it’s considered as the day that ladies offer chocolates to men. How entertaining?? Feel fortunate on the off chance that you are a male voyager cos we might be getting some 😉 But it’s likewise a stunning time to visit Japan on the off chance that you are a major chocolate fan cos numerous ice cream parlor stores offer extraordinary version chocolates and sweets during this period!