Summertime Light Festivals in Nara

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August in Japan is stinking hot—no way around it. While the nights are still pretty warm, they’re more tolerable than the searing days, so August is a good time to become nocturnal. For those wondering what to do at night, Nara is generously providing evening entertainment throughout August with a number of light festivals. Now is a great time to take in the atmosphere of the ancient capital.
Light-Up Promenade
For the Light Up Promenade event, various buildings in and around Nara Park (including its many UNESCO World Heritage sites) will be illuminated with spotlights nightly. Enjoy the five-story pagoda of Kofukuji Temple, Yakushiji Temple, and Todaiji Temple all lit up on an evening stroll.
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