Kawajima Rose Season 2021 and Japan’s longest rose tunnel Japan’s longest Rose tunnel Heisei No Mori Park in Kawajima Town is home to the longest rose tunnel in Japan. It is 340 meters long, formed with close to 60 different varieties of 500 rambling roses resulting in thousands of blooms.
Seasonal flowers at the Shimoyatsubayashi flower field where flower picking is allowed and free Flower picking Unlike in my home country, you can’t pick flowers in Japan unless you have permission to do so. Not even flowers growing on the side of the road. Like Singapore, Japan also frowns on
The Hina Dolls Display event at Toyama Memorial Museum in Kawajima has been cancelled in 2021 on account of the State of Emergency. Toyama Memorial Museum is a heritage home and kura (Japanese edo period storehouse) transformed into a small museum. The facilities are designated cultural properties. Due to the
Tobainuma Natural park is a small rural area in Kawajima Town. The Tobainuma Natural Park has an Ichijiku farm and a fishing park. Both very rural, so nothing fancy and limited services. Ichijiku is a type of Japanese fig. Kawajima Town is the largest producer of Ichijiku in Saitama Prefecture.
Kawajima Illumination 2020 The Kawajima Illumination used to be in Heisei no Mori Park. And it was absolutely stunning. Last year, 2019, they moved it to the town hall. And had a disco illumination indoors. To be perfectly honest, it was quite disappointing in comparison to previous years. And this
Halloween Drive-in Theater 2020. Its great to see small towns like Kawajima coming up with alternative ways to enjoy seasonal events in the face of the Coronavirus. Their 2020 Halloween event is very different to previous years, but sounds equally fun. Halloween Drive-in theater For 2020 they will have a
In this time with Covid, off the beaten path scenery is increasingly in demand. To that end introducing one of several spots in Kawajima Town, Saitama Prefecture, that are completely off the tourist trail. The embankment near Tenjin bashi (Tenjin Bridge) in Kawajima Town, attracts photographers in both Autumn and
The 2nd Kawajima Spring Festival has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus Outbreak. Heisei no Mori park, home to Japan’s longest rose tunnel, is having their second ever spring festival on May 17th. It is modeled on the town’s old children’s day event, with lots of things for children to