TeamLab Acorn Forest

On August 1st 2020 TeamLab opened a permanent digitized nature solo exhibition called Resonating Light in the Acorn Forest. It is in the Musashino Woods of Higashi Tokorozawa Park. The Higashi Tokorozawa park is located next to the much anticipated Shin Tokorozawa Sakura Town. Sakura Town has several attractions includingRead More →

Tsuchiuchi cacmping grounds and otaki ice festival chichibu

Tsuchiuchi Camping Grounds is deep in a valley in the former Otaki village in Chichibu. Pitched on the staggered sides of the ravine, the camp and cabin grounds are hugged by beautiful forest on all sides. Natural moss grows thick on craggy rock with fresh water rolling over forming beautifulRead More →

Tranquil night illumination Heisei no mori

Tranquil night illumination in remote location – With such a variety of night illumination in Saitama, most people have access to a display within commutable distance. If you are feeling adventurous and / or want to travel a little further, or maybe choose a display on its merits, it takesRead More →

Night Illumination Cocoon City – Autumn 2015 (updated in 2018) It used to be that you would have to travel into Tokyo to get some night light action, but nowadays even the smallest of prefectures have some winter illumination for all to enjoy. The displays run for up to 4Read More →

Winter Illumination Tobu Zoo Every year Tobu Zoo puts on a fantastic night illumination show for the winter months. This year, 2015, it starts on the 31st of October and will run until the 14th of February. The park uses smoke, light and music to add to the ambience ofRead More →

Seibu Amusement Park Winter Illumination – This year Seibu Yuuenchi is in the top four largest winter illuminations list for the Greater Tokyo area.  Around 3,000,000 lights are used for this year’s ensemble, even the merry-go-round is lit up with 12 different colours. The illumination display opened just yesterday in theRead More →

Shinrin Park Autumn Leaves Night Illumination sign over the central gate Autumn Leaves Shinrin

Shinrin Park Night Illumination – Every year, Shinrin park in Namegawa Town, Saitama, offer night illumination in the central gate area of the park. They are one of the first to start their night illumination. They have three different displays: Halloween Night, Autumn Leaves and “Starlight” Winter Illumination. Shinrin ParkRead More →

Winter Night Illumination Keyaki Hiroba (2)

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 2018: This year the themeRead More →