On the Kitamoto stretch of the former Kamakura Kaido, there are several shrines and temples. Each of them has something very interesting about them. And most of them are quite photogenic. Perhaps the best known of them is the Takao Hikawa Shrine. It is famed for having Japan’s largest “omikuji”.
In a normal year Shinrin Park host one of the longest “spring festivals” that starts in February. Its called “Early Spring Festa”. It is not a festival in the sense of a “matsuri”, but a spring festival celebrating flora and fauna with some seasonal activities and events planned during the
Nature, hiking, flowers, Cats, horses, playground, “Health Road”, an honesty shop, seasonal events and a picking farm with a quaint cafe and antique store. All atop a hill in Yatsu no Sato, Namegawa Town. In September 2019 when visiting Hilltop farm and cafe I walked across the road to investigate
Tokorozawa Dolls Festival officially known as Tokorozawa Hina Monogatari from February 14th to March 14th 2021. The Tokorozawa Doll’s Festival Tokorozawa celebrates its doll production history with this “monogatari” festival. Monogatari are described as a narrative tale. They are believed to have developed from oral storytelling of fiction, that even