playground miyoshino shrine kawagoe

Miyoshino Shrine, Kawagoe 三芳野神社、川越- 日本語 Miyoshino Shrine The Miyoshino shrine features in a famed traditional song (Warabe uta) that is known by Japanese people all over Japan. The song name is “Tooryanse”. As such, the shrine is much beloved by many, particularly the proud locals. A monument was erected toRead More →

Witch-hazel flower

Suitable for a day trip from Tokyo, Chikozan park is a Multi-purpose park with Campsite, BBQ, Zoo, Fishing, Sport facilities, Athletic Playground, Multi-use Playground, Beautiful Flora and Fauna with seasonal flower festivals Chikozan Park Chikozan Park in Sayama is a beautiful, vast park with lots of attractions for all typesRead More →

Kawagoe Kita-in (Kitain / Kita Temple) Kawagoe – One of my favorite local places to bring visitors in Autumn (with or without young children) is Kita-in Temple in Kawagoe (Saitama). On the grounds of Kitain there is a very special building, which is home to some important national treasures. It is the only remainsRead More →

A monkey in a hot spring in Saitama Prefecture for a Monkey onsen event all winter

Information for the small, but reasonably priced Chikozan Park Zoo in Sayama City, Saitama Prefecture. Also included: information for the animal onsen – monkeys and capybaras – each winter at the zoo. With the excellent Saitama Children’s Zoo practically on our doorstep, we rarely need to go to other zoos.Read More →