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December 26 & 27th, 2015 Weekend Tokyo Family Events and Activities

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Sorry for the late post about December 26 & 27th, 2015 Weekend Tokyo Family Events and Activities. We were a bit busy with Santa, church and presents yesterday and today. There are some beautiful sites in the Tokyo area this weekend including illuminations, candles, art and antiques. Have a relaxing weekend with your family.  Sandra and Lauren

December 26 & 27th, 2015 Weekend Tokyo Family Events and Activities

  1. Hikari Art, Best Living Japan Hikari Art (Yoyogi Koen, Tokyo) – This Saturday, December 26th from 16:00 -19:00 you can see hundreds of beautiful color candles in Yoyogi Koen at the Hikari Art (ヒカリ・アート). The candles are donated by the local merchants in thanks for a successful year. The candles are near the entry of Yoyogi Koen walking from Harajuku station.

Hikari Art Details Date of Event: December 26th, 2015
Time: 16:00 – 19:00
Address: 2-1 Yoyogi Kamizonocho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Access: 3 min walk from Harajuku Station on the Yamanote line or, 10 min walk from Yoyogi Koen Station on the Chiyoda line (exit 3)
Website in Japanese: http://www.tokyo-park.or.jp/announcement/039/detail/28088.html

 

Tokyo Antiques2. Go Antique Hunting in Tokyo – This Sunday, December 27th you can enjoy three of the best antique markets in town; the Nogi Shrine (Roppongi), the Yoyogi market (Yoyogi) and Oedo (Yurakucho) antique markets. The weather is supposed to be clear so bundle up and head out.  All details can be found at our monthly antique market list.

 

3. Tokyo Station Illuminations – Even though Christmas is passing quickly, the illuminations continue. The Tokyo Station illuminations kicked-off last night (December 24th) and continue Tokyo station illuminationsthrough the weekend (December 27th). The lights are on from 17:00 – 20:30 nightly. Tokyo Stations was renovated to pre-war conditions in 2012 and this holiday season it is magnificently decorated in traditional Japanese color illuminations that include a brick red, ocean blue, pine green, dark purple and golden yellow.  More details in Japanese here.

 

Tokyo National Museum Terracotta Army4. Visit the The Great Terracotta Army of China’s First Emperor (Tokyo National Museum, Ueno Koen, Tokyo) – If you have elementary and above children a great 1/2 day activity, this holiday break is to visit the fantastic exhibit of the Great Terracotta Army. The exhibit runs until February 16th, 2016. Our boys (elementary and teen) were amazed by the sheer size and detail of the statues and artifacts. Amazing to discuss how this army was created and buried over 2,000 years ago and unearthed a mere 40 years ago. Definitely, a great activity for this holiday break if you are in town. Definitely a great activity for this holiday break if you are in town. Cost is Adults 1,600 yen, students  900-1200 yen and under 12 free. More info available here:  http://heibayou.jp/english

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December 26 & 27th, 2015 Weekend Tokyo Family Events and Activities

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