Did I tell you about Sendai and the Tanabata festival already? this place has a soul
every early August, the Tanabata festival fills the city, very unique and colorful. it is one of the top 3 festival in Japan driving over 2 million people to the city. Shops, hotels, restaurants and many people create their own and the festival is around town, that drives people from all over Japan and abroad
Tanabata festival happen all around Japan in early July (on the 7th) and some in early August like Sendai. this is to celebrate the 2 stars separated by the milky way who can only meet once a year on the 7th of the 7th lunar month
In Shibuya, tanabata are displayed every July!