Even though most Japanese are Shintoists and Buddhists, they really know how to put on a show for Christmas. All around the country whimsical decorations boasting the latest technologies and millions of LED lights twinkle in the eye of locals and tourists ready for some serious light-gazing. Click through our gallery for amazing images of some of Japan's best illuminated spots.
This year, the Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi has been transformed into a brilliant winter wonderland.
They have replicated their famous wisteria floral attraction using cascades with a whopping 2.1 million LED lights.
As well as installing a special feature to create the illusion of snowing inside, the shopping complex Tokyo Midtown filled a public yard with 280,000 glowing LED lights.
Kanagawa’s Sagamiko Illumillio is one of the region’s largest light shows featuring brilliant dreamy landscapes among hot springs and rolling hills.
But if you want to see the largest display of all the Nabana no Sato Winter Illumination in Mie has a stunning light tunnel boasting 7 million glowing LED bulbs!
Via Spoon and Tamago