Tokigawa Peach Blossom Festival

The 21st annual Peach Blossom Festival Tokigawa has been cancelled in 2021 due to Covid-19. This is the second year in a row that the event has been cancelled on account of the pandemic. Even though the festival wasn’t on, I dropped by the shrine in 2020 to check out theRead More →

peach blossoms tokigawa

Each year in early April, we are absolutely spoiled for choice for things to see in Saitama. There are so many flowers and blossoms in bloom. And accordingly there are literally hundreds of flower festivals on. Usually the cherry blossoms steal the limelight, but their ‘sister’, the peach blossoms, areRead More →

hanamomo no sato ouchizawa higashichichibu earthly paradise

A village of Peach Blossoms “Hanamomo no Sato” nicknamed an earthly paradise. In the Ouchizawa area of Higashichichibu, Saitama Prefecture. An Earthly Paradise The village of peach blossoms Ouchizawa Hanamono no Sato is one of Saitama’s most stunning spring scenes. Rightly nicknamed as “an earthly paradise” the location is remarkablyRead More →

Ouchizawa Peach Blossom Festival

Ouchizawa Peach Blossom Festival in Higashi Chichibu village has been cancelled in 2020 due to Covid-19. 2019 information… on March 31st 2019 from 10 am to 3 pm. One of only a handful of peach blossom festivals hosted in Saitama. Higashi Chichibu is a village in the western part ofRead More →