Nagatoro Autumn leaves

One of Saitama’s most famous places for Autumn / Fall colors. The best time to view Autumn leaves in Nagatoro is generally November. Stretching six kilometers along the Ara river from Iwadatami, resplendent fall colors decorate the Nagatoro Valley. Trees include Momiji, Kunugi and Oak. Taking the famous ‘Line Kudari’Read More →

TeamLab Acorn Forest

Breaking news November 29th 2023 – Kadokawa just announced that the teamLab Acorn Forest will end on January 8th 2024. 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. TheRead More →

Tove Jansson Akebono children's forest moomin valley park with puisto in the background

Night light up, Christmas events, Stargazing parties and general information for Tove Jansson Akebono Children’s Forest (formerly Moomin Valley) in Hanno City, Saitama Prefecture near Tokyo. Last update 2024.06.06. Tove Jansson Akebono Children’s Forest Once nicknamed “Moomin House” and now known as “Mushroom House” the quirky building pictured below is oneRead More →