Category: Konosu

Konosu City, Saitama – Find places to go and things to do in Konosu City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. Located in the North of Saitama prefecture Konosu City is famous for a number of reasons. Possibly the best known is the fireworks display which holds the Guinness World Record for the largest firework ever lauched. You can find information about that fireworks display as well as many other points of interest and play areas in Konosu in this category on Saitama With Kids.

Konosu Fireworks Display on the event calendar (updated annually). General information about the annual fireworks display is here.  Another seasonal festival that is very popular is the Cosmos Festival.

The Bikkuri Hina Dolls’ Display is Japan’s tallest pyramid of hina matsuri (doll’s festival). You can find more information and some photos here.

One of a few public skateboard parks in Saitama is located in the city. You will find useful information on this blog post. 

It is also home to a really interesting and unique Disaster Training centre where you can experience an earthquake, typhoon and even a (simulated) fire for free.

There is even some play centres in the city, including the small but engaging preschooler play area in Elumi. 



Konosu dolls' festival

Konosu Bikkuri Hina Matsuri / Surprising Doll Festival

Konosu Doll Pyramid – The doll festival is celebrated on March 3rd, annually, for girl’s day in Japan.  Each household with young girls display hina dolls from early February for the… Read more »

Putting out a simulated fire at Saitama Prefectural Learning Disaster Center in Konosu

Disaster Training: An earthquake, a typhoon and a fire all in one day…| KOUNOSU

… all simulated, thankfully, in the Saitama’s free Disaster training center! Friday, in our ever enjoyable quest to try something new everyday, we ventured to the Saitama Prefecture Center for… Read more »