Kansai Summertime Guide: Firework Festivals in Kyoto, Osaka and Beyond

Source: Japan Cheapo

Kansai has its fair share of impressive firework events, so here is a list of some of the top events that can’t be missed, from local festivals to some of the biggest displays in the world!
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Fireworks in Japan are synonymous with summer, with yukata, picnics, drinking and food stalls all creating the perfect atmosphere for families, friends and couples alike. The scene is pretty similar to hanami in spring, with blue tarps spread out, plenty of food and drinks and a plenty to see. While some displays are part of larger festivals, some are stand alone, with huge displays lasting an hour or more. Forget the minor displays of home, Japan does fireworks right—with characters, animals, and some so large they light up the sky as i

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