Takinoiri Rose Garden Moroyama Town Iruma County

Takinoiri is a countryside area in Moroyama Town in the Iruma-gun of Saitama Prefecture. This remote rural scenic town is only about an hour from North West Tokyo by car. Unfortunately, by public transport it is a little trickier to get to and takes considerably longer. However, if you wantRead More →

Le Jairdin Secret

Le Jardin Secret is a stunning rose garden at a private residence in Kumagaya City. According to the owner there are approximately 1200 roses and many other flowers in the garden. Each year at the end of spring and start of summer, they have a “rose festival”. Moreover, they haveRead More →

Ina rose festival

Information for Saitama’s largest rose garden at Ina Memorial Park and biannual rose festivals. This year, 2024, the Ina Rose Festival is starting earlier than usual, during Golden Week! The second half of Golden Week, from May 3rd. Information for the 2024 spring rose festival and, the smaller, Autumn twoRead More →

wisteria at tamashiki where the Kazo City Kisai Wisteria Festival is held

The Kazo City Kisai Wisteria Festival needs little introduction to Saitama-jin, as it celebrates the 450 year old wisteria of Tamashiki Shrine. It is a popular festival annually. The shrine’s spring festival generally overlaps with some of the dates of the wisteria festival. Kisai Wisteria Festival 2024 First and foremost,Read More →