Category: PARKS & PLAYGROUNDS

Welcome to the Parks and Playgrounds category of InSaitama.com! Below you will find pages of full articles on this blog that feature parks and playgrounds in Saitama. If you know what park or playground you are looking for you can use the search function on this blog to find it easily. If you are looking for ideas you can scroll through this list, or try an area in the search function to reduce this list even further as there are hundreds of playgrounds and parks listed on this blog. If you can’t find what you are looking for, write a comment on any post and I can send you information in English if the park you are looking for isn’t featured.

Giant Totoro in Kurosuke's house Totoro Forests

The Homeland of Totoro on Tokyo Border @ Sayama Hills | TOKOROZAWA

The Homeland of Totoro, Tokorozawa “Sayama Hills” is the most well known name for the area around Lake Sayama, a man-made reserviour on the border of Tokyo and Saitama. However,… Read more »

Stunning Shibazakura Moss Phlox at Hitsujiyama Park | CHICHIBU

Shibazakura Chichibu – The renowned Shibazakura or Moss Phlox of Chichibu’s Hitsujiyama Park are currently in full bloom. Since the 400,000 moss phlox of nine different varieties were planted in 2000 the… Read more »

Sayama Municipal Museum, Inariyama Park and Kome To Cha Cafe | SAYAMA

Sayama Museum, Inariyama Park and Kome To Cha Cafe Sayama Municipal Museum, Saitama, is a city museum in Sayama Inari Yama Park on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line.  They tend to… Read more »

A fun and educational summer drive | Higashimatsuyama Hatoyama

This morning after a sudden change of plans, I decided it was time we check out one place on the summer wishlist: the JAXA earth observation centre. As we departed… Read more »

Pedal car at kazo hanasaki park santa kazo

Water play and pedal cars at Hanasaki Water Park | KAZO

Kazo Hanasaki Water Park made quite an impression on me. It isn’t a huge park, but there is a lot to do in the relatively small area. So much so,… Read more »