Monomiyama Park map with Azalea April 2018

Monomi Hill / Monomiyama Park in Higashimatsuyama in Autumn and Spring Monomiyama park The Monomiyama* Park is a hilltop park in the Iwadono area of Higashimatsuyama. The park was initially just a viewpoint. Higashimatsuyama city developed a park around it in recent years. Moreover, it is also part of aRead More →

Nestled in the lush woods near the top of the 291 meter high Sengenyama, is the entrance to Saitama’s longest roller slide. The roller slide in Miharashi no Oka Park in the washi paper making town of Ogawa is 203 meters long. Moreover, if you can manage to slow yourselfRead More →

shibazakura saitama

Hitsujiyama Park, Chichibu, Shibazakura finished for 2022 since May 1st The renowned Shibazakura or Moss Phlox of Chichibu’s Hitsujiyama Park come into bloom annually in April and last until early May. In 2020 not only was there no festival, you could not see the shibazakura at all. In 2021 there wasRead More →

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

Night light up and general information for Tove Jansson Akebono Children’s Forest (formerly called Moomin Valley) in Hanno City, Saitama Prefecture just North of Tokyo… Tove Jansson Akebono Children’s Forest Once nicknamed “Moomin House” and now known as “Mushroom House” the quirky building pictured below is one of three buildings (andRead More →