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Higanbana / Red Spider Lily Festival | SATTE
September 8 @ 08:00 - October 1 @ 17:00
Image from the official website
The Higanbana (Red Spider Lily) Festival starts early September in Gongendo Park in Satte. The Higanbanas are quite famous there as are the cherry blossoms and rape flowers in Spring. There are over 3 MILLION red spider lilies in Gongendo Park, Satte.
There is a little shop there and benches you can picnic at. There is also a tourist information area. They have a playground in the park.
Higanbana Festival Access:
10 minute drive from the Satte Interchange on Ken-O expressway. 20 minutes from the Kuki Interchange of the Tohoku Expressway. Free parking available from 8.30 am to 7 pm this month and to 5 pm from October.
Only 45 minutes from Kita-Senju Station or an hour from Asakusa Station in Tokyo. You need to take a shuttle bus from Satte station. It costs 180 yen one way.
Another famous Higanbana / Red Spider Lily festival in Saitama-