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Reviewed 21 December 2017

t'was 4.45pm Thu 2017Nov30 & already dark way darker than where I come from... we'd been searching for the McDonald's despite the seriously bad signage at Caretta we managed to mutter enough words for folks to confirm ... um i kid u not ... when speaking in English and the Japanese reply in English, ever so often they (yes the Japanese) ask if we speak English in English when we've been speaking already for a while in English... guys it's really not you or me (if English is your 1st language or you're a native speaker), it's just the Japanese have no clue when they instinctively respond that they were already speaking English ;)

so back to the magic.... once we stumbled down to below street level at the open door atrium t'was a HUGE Christmas tree with other trees decked out in unlit lights and folks dressed all in white overalls fussing about the installation

there was already a large crowd gathered at the entrance into this area and in pith darkness it was almost silent, the anticipation was spellbinding!

guys it was thus we stopped looking for McDonald's when all we could see was the Subway neon sign and together with my family we too stood for just what seemed like 2mins the folks in white started towards the border and ....

music yes Disney themed music...then

the crowd murmured and let out oooh ahhh wahhh collectively but still softly as the lights came on all in a darkish blue hue of the darkest sea blue but not yet navy enough blue took your breathe away with rings of bright cool LED daylight white

and it stayed that way for seriously what seemed to be thru the entire lyrics of the first song

BEFORE the sizzling changes in lights and hues and blinks to strobes made it an enchanting evening at the Caretta & this unplanned journey to our favorite Mickey D's gave us a night to remember!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank P873TAdavidt
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

We went down specially to check out the Christmas lights. Theme this year is Beauty and the Beast. Rather nice but wasn’t as big as we had imagined.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Babymuji
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

We stopped by for the winter illumination. The illumination starts at 5pm, it is light performance teaming with music. It is an utterly dreamy performance.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jacqueline L
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

If you like seeing Christmas lights this place is a must!! I’m so glad we took the time to get over because it was so worth it! The lights are amazing!!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank LVStar
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been Caretta Shidome for winter illumination in Dec 2016, it’s very beautiful. There illumination with music show that so amazing!!

Date of experience: December 2016
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