Huis Ten Bosch : Kingdom of Light 2019–2020
Best Winter Illumination in Japan : Nagasaki Huis Ten Bosch Kingdom of Light 2019-2020 winter
Huis Ten Bosch (ハウステンボス) is a popular theme park in Sasebo City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Kyushu Region. The park is themed and decorated with a charming old Dutch town, representing the miniature sized town with a canal, ships, windmills, gardens and traditional European buildings. There are amusement rides, flower fields, theatres, museums, shops, restaurants, hotels, and more. The park displays various kinds of flowers during spring and summer which are the main attraction of Huis Ten Bosch. On the other hand, winter is also a popular season to visit the park as the world’s greatest illumination event, the Kingdom of Light which is held annually.
Kingdom of Light is accordingly the largest illumination event in the whole world featuring about 13 million lights displayed at the entire park. It’s also selected as number 1 winter illumination in Japan for 5 years in a row. In the past year, the Kingdom of Light was entitled as one of the three greatest winter illuminations in Japan along with Sapporo White Illumination and Flower Fantasy at Ashikaga Flower Park.
Year by year, the Kingdom of Light is becoming bigger as the event features new and more spectacular light-ups to display. Last year, the new attraction, “Water Magic” has started, which is a spectacular and dramatic water show with the 85 m tall fountains featuring lights and music. Gardens, canal, streets, building, etc.. over 13 million colourful lights are displayed at several location in a various ways and decorating the whole park.
Moreover, the biggest Christmas Market in Japan will be set at Huis Ten Bosch during the season, too. Visitors can enjoy the traditional Christmas food, drinks and crafts at the authentic European style Christmas market.
It’s definitely the most spectacular winter illumination in the whole world! How about getting lost in this colourful winter wonderland this winter?? The Kingdom of Light at Nagasaki Huis Ten Bosch is a long-running events which is available from 5 October 2019 to 6 May 2020!!
< Nagasaki Huis Ten Bosch: Kingdom of Light 2019–2020>
Access: Direct train or bus available from Fukuoka or Nagasaki
Date: 5 October 2019 to 6 May 2020
Hours: 9am to 10pm (varying hours)/illumination from sunset to closing time (Usually 5pm to 10pm)
Fee: 7,000 yen (admission with free pass for most attractions)/4,500 yen (admission only)
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