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New Year in Japan is a very bright and unusual event for European tourists. In the country of the rising sun, the celebration of the New Year is one of the main events of the calendar, and many nuances and features are associated with it. Some of them can be quite unexpected and can even disappoint a Ukrainian tourist.
If in most countries of the world on January 1, most restaurants offer a special holiday menu, shopping centers work according to special schedules, and special New Year programs are waiting for guests in theaters and clubs, then in Japan everything is different – Japanese New Year traditions are significantly different from what accustomed to European tourists. Continue reading