Travel: Illumination show brightens up shrine, pond in Saga

(From Asahi Shimbun)

The lights have been switched on in this city in the far west of Japan–and then some.

A massive light show is taking place at tourist and other facilities here, wowing sightseers with relaxing music and assorted images created by light.

Surrounded by lines of light on the water surface, a small boat under the trees is lit up on a pond at the Mifuneyama Rakuen garden in Takeo, Saga Prefecture, during an illumination program. (Hidetada Anraku)

Surrounded by lines of light on the water surface, a small boat under the trees is lit up on a pond at the Mifuneyama Rakuen garden in Takeo, Saga Prefecture, during an illumination program. (Hidetada Anraku)

In the illumination event, which will continue until Sept. 25, the Takeo Onsen Romon two-storied gate, a large camphor tree at Takeojinja shrine and other structures are being lit up at night. Read more



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