TeamLab Acorn Forest

On August 1st 2020 TeamLab opened a permanent digitized nature solo exhibition called Resonating Light in the Acorn Forest. It is in the Musashino Woods of Higashi Tokorozawa Park. The Higashi Tokorozawa park is located next to the much anticipated Shin Tokorozawa Sakura Town. Sakura Town has several attractions includingRead More →

Hemulin's playground Moomin Valley Park Metsa

Hemulen’s Playground at Moomin Valley Park. Moomin Valley Park is one of the two key areas of Metsa, a Finnish theme park in Hanno, Saitama. Moomin Valley Park has an entry fee, but it is a reasonable at 1,500 yen per person. The other area of the resort is MetsaRead More →

Kawamoto Sun Green Park

Kawamoto Sun Green Park in Fukaya is a quirky little park with some fun attractions. It is beside the Saitama Prefecture Agricultural “Norin” park. They are separated by a road, but within walking distance of each other. The area is particularly pretty at this time of year while the sakuraRead More →

Musashi no Mura Kazo Saitama

Musashi No Mura Family Land in the Green is an ideal amusement park for small children. They have a really good selection of amusements that are child friendly.  There is also an area with farm animals and and an option to horse ride. You can pick fruits at certain timesRead More →

Edo Wonderland

Edo Wonderland, Nikko City, Tochigi There are many reasons why people become interested in Japan. For me, my interest started when I was very little, but it was reading James Clavell’s Shogun as a prepubescent girl that really ignited the passion and desire to visit this illustrious country. Further toRead More →

In this article: the low down on Maruhiro – free play, roof top Ferris wheel (until 31.8.2019) and rides, video arcade, family facilities, kid friendly restaurant, cute animal shaped desserts, tax free shopping, special information for attending the Kawagoe Festivals with kids, and Lapland Santa! The post contains external (affiliate)Read More →

Snow Park Kingdom Seibu Amusement Park

Seibu’s Snow Kingdom was discontinued in 2018. Seibuen replaced it with an outdoor seasonal ice rink. However, at the end of 2019 they reintroduced parts of the Snow park due to popular demand. They also added an ice rink and some other new features too. The Snow Kingdom was oneRead More →

Spocha, Round1 Ageo – I’ve been talking favorites on the In Saitama Facebook page recently and today’s showcase is very much up there on the best of the best list. Indeed, Kids Spo-cha is actually my children’s favorite indoor play area in the whole of Saitama. I love it, because itRead More →