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The Beautiful, Mysterious and Magical Fireflies of Aichi

The Beautiful, Mysterious and Magical Fireflies of Aichi

The calm sultry conditions of June, and pure, clean waters of Aichi, make for ideal firefly spotting. Enjoy your evenings with the beautiful, mysterious and magical fireflies of Aichi. Here’s where to see them!

Nishio-CityHirahara Genji Hotaru-no-Sato (Firefly Village)

See a wide variety of fireflies at Nishio City’s Heihara Genji Hotaru-no-Sato (Genji Firefly Village)


Location: Hirahara-cho, Nishio City
Viewing: Between May and mid July
Type of Firefly: Hime, Genji, Heike, Kuromado and others, depending on conditions.

Okazaki-CityTokkawa River Hotaru-no-Sato (Firefly Village)

Okazaki City's Tokkawa River is famed for it's water purity, and for its many natural fireflies.


Location: Tokkawa River, Okazaki City
Viewing: Late May to late June
Type of Firefly: Genji

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