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Kinchakuda Red Spider Lily Festival | HIDAKA
September 17, 2016 @ 08:00 - October 2, 2016 @ 16:30Yen300
The famous red spider lilies of Kinchakuda in Hidaka Saitama have begun to bloom and prime viewing is guestimated for the end of September. The season officially opens September 17th until the 2nd of October. It costs 300 yen for adults, free for children under 16.
Kinchakuda-Manjushage Park has over a MILLION red spider lilies. It is a spectacular sight to behold. On the edge of the park is an ORGANIC CAFE AND SHOP Alishan Organic Center to grab a bite or pick up some foreign healthy produce. Also nearby is Japanese Food Asahi with a twist of Korean food and ingredients, its very popular for lunch: http://www.hidaka-asahi.jp/index.php
The best time of day to get a good picture is around 10 am in the morning. The best viewing spot is starred on the below photo, as is the parking.
15 minute walk from Seibu Ikebukuro Line’s Koma Station.
18 minute drive from Tsurugashima Interchange of Kanetsu Expressway.
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