Category: Omiya

>60 Privately Run Indoor Play / Fun / Amusement Centers in Saitama

Indoor Play Center Saitama – A list of 65 of the Play / Fun / Amusement Centers (excluding Jidokan community play centers) in the prefecture of Saitama. **I have no affiliation to any of these companies, nor do I receive any reward or benefit for sharing their information. Insaitama.com is a not-for-profit blog. The ads you see on the blog […]

Preschooler fun at Bornelund Kid-o-Kid in Cocoon 2 | OMIYA

Concealed in the back corner of the third floor of Cocoon 2 is a veritable preschooler’s paradise.  Bornelund’s Kid-o-kid recently celebrated its one year anniversary. It still looks like it was only opened in the last few weeks.  The equipment is very well kept, pristine, bright, colourful and educational to boot. It isn’t particularly large, but it is very well laid out. There […]

A DAY OUT IN AEON OMIYA | SAITAMA CITY

Aeon Omiya. In this article: A full day of fun in one shopping center Games and free play in Aeon Omiya Hours of fun at Kidzoona: one of Saitama’s best indoor play centers Dog Therapy at P’s First! UFO catchers and slot machines at Molly Fantasy Video Arcade Cheap and cheerful in-store Ministop lunch Aeon Cinema  ⇓⇓⇓ Aeon Omiya You could […]

The Railway Museum | SAITAMA CITY

On this the 50th anniversary of the Shinkansen (bullet train), I’d like to introduce one of Saitama’s top attractions.  Japan’s largest Railway Museum in Omiya,  鉄道博物館 is a really good place to visit with a mixed audience. There really is something for everyone, even if you aren’t “that into” trains. It is particularly a great place for a day out with young children, boys and […]

Kidzoona, Fantasy indoor play centre | OMIYA

Aeon Fantasy Kidzoona is an indoor play centre for children under twelve. Adults must accompany children. In my opinion it is best suited to younger children, such as toddlers and preschoolers up to the age of 6. The centre has a variety of toys, equipment and make-believe play areas, with dress up costumes, for children to engage in creative play. […]

Winter Illumination at Keyaki Hiroba Saitama Shintoshin | OMIYA

Winter Illumination at Keyaki Hiroba Every year Keyaki Hiroba at Saitama Shintoshin has winter illumination. The theme and name of the illumination changes each year. But for the last few years Keyaki Hiroba’s winter illumination has remained one of the most popular in Saitama. Update 2017: This year the theme is “dreaming”. About 150 trees are decorated in blue, white […]