Kitamoto Sun Amenity Camp Field

Sun Amenity Kitamoto Camp Field and outdoor activity center is ideal for an inexpensive camping experience. Just 500 yen for the night – one coin camping! Open all year round, but it is particularly scenic in spring with cherry blossoms and ‘hanadaikon’, a flowering plant similar to bluebells. Furthermore, theRead More →

Kitamoto Neputa Festival insaitama.com

The Kitamoto Neputa Festival is held annually in early November. However, the event has been cancelled in 2020 on account of the Coronavirus outbreak. In 2019 it was on Saturday the 2nd of November. You can read about my visit here (click). On the Sunday, the 3rd, there was anRead More →

Jougaya Embankment Cherry Blossom Bank Kitamoto

Jougaya Embankment Cherry Blossom Bank (Jougaya Tsutsumi Sakura Dote in Japanese), Kitamoto City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. Update March 2021: the cherry blossoms started to open on the Vernal Equinox, Saturday March 20th. Moreover, this year they have put up the festival lanterns and there are some food vans on site.Read More →

Kitamoto Neputa Festival insaitama.com

Kitamoto Neputa Festival Report, November 2019 Kitamoto Neputa Festival History In 1991 a team of Kitamoto city officials visited Hirosaki in Aomori, the home of Neputa, to learn how to make the festival floats used in the parades. And to study the techniques used in painting the distinctive and captivatingRead More →