Oshi Castle Ruins are located in Gyoda City in Eastern Saitama Prefecture. Nicknamed “the floating castle”, and sometimes “Turtle Castle”, due to its position on elevated land surrounded by water, the story of the castle is particularly famous. In its day, the castle was considered one of Kanto’s seven strongholds.
Until last year, 2021, there were two separate flower festivals in Nagatoro in winter. However, from this year they are merging them both and inaugurating the Nagatoro Winter Flower Story event. The flowers in question, or more accurately tree blossoms, are wintersweet and plum blossoms. Both of which grow on
Valley of Light is Saitama Prefecture’s brand new illumination display. Every year when I’m writing up the “ten places to see illumination” in Saitama, I’ve always thought one thing Chichibu is missing is a large scale illumination display. They do have icicle light up in January and February, but only
Moominvalley park winter festival 2021 – 2022 ~ Information for the annual winter event at Moominvalley Park in Metsa, Hanno City, Saitama Prefecture. Winter festival Moominvalley park reopened for business today, Friday December 10th, after a short temporary closure for renovations. The winter festival started today with the reopening. The
Asaka Winter Light Terrace あさか冬のあかりテラス starts tonight, Friday December 10th 2021, in Asaka City. Asaka Illumination 2021 – 2022 The “Asaka Winter Light Terrace” is centered around “Symbol Road” by Asaka Central Park and near Asaka City Library. In addition, there is also illumination at Asaka and Kita Asaka stations.
Starlight Illumination Shinrin park aka Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park. The Starlight illumination is the last of the three annual night illumination displays held in the central gate area of the vast park. This year, 2021, it will run from Saturday December 4th. It used to run until January, but
Ten places for night illumination in Saitama Prefecture in the winter of 2021 / 2022. Despite the fact the vast majority of night illumination events went ahead during the pandemic in 2020 – 2021, this winter (2021 / 22) several places have opted out of winter illumination. Thankfully, although some
Kawaguchi Illumination かわぐち光のファンタジー 2021 / 2022. Kawaguchi city confirmed that the 2021 / 22 Kawaguchi Illumination will go ahead. Last year, they didn’t have the usual switch on event on account of the coronavirus. However, they are currently planning to have a switch on event on the first night of