Ogawa tanabata

Ogawa town celebrate their Tanabata “star” festival for two days annually at the end of July. The fireworks normally happen on the first night. However, in 2021 the fireworks are cancelled. The town has not released an official notification yet. But early in 2021 it was announced this is one ofRead More →

Matsuoka Brewery Ogawamachi from insaitama.com cool things to do in Saitama

Tourist Brewery Japan: Matsuoka Brewery is a record breaking and historic sake producer in the agricultural and rustic town of Ogawa, Saitama Matsuoka Tourist Brewery Japan Matsuoka Brewery is a 168 year old sake brewery with an outstanding reputation. For eight consecutive years it has been awarded the title ofRead 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 →