Firefly Viewing at Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo: The Magic of Early Summer

Fireflies are a beloved feature of early summer in Japan, with many people making it a point to visit rivers surrounded by greenery just to catch a glimpse of their soothing lights. Associated with the souls of the departed and inspiring thoughts of the loved ones, fireflies have been a recurring motif in traditional Japanese poetry and art, as well as in pop culture, such as the 1988 animated film “Grave of the Fireflies.”

Fireflies can only be spotted around clear streams in nature-rich, tranquil areas. That is why it’s so wondrous to see them in Tokyo! The garden of Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo, which is now gathering attention as an oasis of magnificent nature scenery in Tokyo, is one of the very few places where one can enjoy fireflies at the heart of the metropolis.

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