Konosu dolls' festival

Information for, and an account of, visiting Japan’s largest Dolls festival display at the Konosu Surprising Dolls Festival or Konosu Bikkuri Hina Matsuri in Japanese. 鴻巣びっくりひな祭り。 Japan’s largest dolls festival pyramid display “Konosu Doll Pyramid” in Konosu, Saitama Prefecture, is just a 50 minute train ride from Ueno station inRead More →

Cover photo for a post with 20 places you can see illumination in Saitama Prefecture in the winter of 2023

Twenty places for night illumination in Saitama Prefecture in the winter of 2023. Page 1 of 2 The public Christmas lights have been taken down in the vast majority of places in Japan as people look to the New Year festivities and celebrations. However, there are more winter illumination thanRead More →

2023 information for the Misotsuchi Icicles at Otaki Ice Festival

The Otaki Ice festival, illuminated Misotsuchi Icicles in 2023 – One of the most famous, and beautiful, winter scenes of Saitama is at the Otaki Ice Festival. Located in the former Otaki village (now part of Chichibu city) in the Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park. The Misotsuchi Icicles are the only naturallyRead More →