The Sounds of a Japanese Summer
Hearing the beautiful jingle of the wind chimes in the breeze lets you know that summer is arriving in Japan!
The refreshing sounds of the small bell-shaped chimes are a way to help people in Japan cope with the hot and humid summers. Along with the peaceful sounds for relaxation, the chimes also alter people when a breeze is approaching.
The tradition of wind chimes has always been a part of Japanese customs and continues into the present day. Japanese wind chimes are made out of various materials such as glass, copper, and porcelain. Each material creates a different and unique sound.
During the months of July and August, wind chime festivals can be found in various locations throughout Japan. Come out and experience the soothing sounds of the wind chimes this summer!
Wind Chimes festival information (In Tokyo)
●Tokyo Kakigori Sanpo
The 400 Japanese wind chimes will be displayed to support the summer mood.
August 1st – August 31st
Venue：Granroof and surrounding area