Karasawa River Cherry Blossoms where the Fukya Cherry Blossom Festival is held

Information for the Fukaya Sakura Matsuri and Karasawa River Cherry Blossoms light up in 2023. Karasawa River Cherry Blossoms The Fukaya Sakura Matsuri, Cherry Blossom Festival, celebrates a tunnel of cherry blossoms along the Karasawa River. It is held at and around Takinomiya Shrine, near Fukaya Station. However, there areRead More →

shibazakura saitama

Information for the 2023 Shibazakura Matsuri, aka Moss Phlox Festival, on the Shibazakura Hill at Hitsujiyama Park in Chichibu. Shibazakura Hill Shibazakura are a dainty bright flower that create a striking colored carpet. In English, the most common name is moss phlox (phlox subulata). Shibazakura no Oka (Moss Phlox Hill)Read More →

Shouganji temple at Konosu Park

Konosu Park is located beside Shouganji¹ temple, which is a famous doll temple. The temple is renowned for its unique “Doll Memorial Service”. Konosu Park is relatively small, but during the cherry blossom season it attracts hundreds of visitors for its mature cherry blossoms. The scene of the temple gatesRead More →