Saika Bonsai Saika Bonsai is a modern type of bonsai invented by the fifth generation bonsai master Yamada of Seikouen. Seikouen is one of the six bonsai gardens in the bonsai village in Omiya ward, Saitama City. Ms Yamada recognised that bonsai needed reinvention to appeal to a larger audience.
Cocoon City Christmas – Cocoon City is just one part of Saitama Shintoshin. The whole area of Shintoshin is the most Christmassy location I have found in Saitama prefecture . Between the illumination, the markets, the concerts, candle night, crafts and Santa visits, it really is one of the best
Preschooler fun at Bornelund Kid-o-Kid in Cocoon 2, Omiya, Saitama City Bornelund Kid-O-Kid Concealed in the back corner of the third floor of Cocoon 2 is a veritable preschooler’s paradise. Bornelund’s Kid-o-kid recently celebrated its one year anniversary. It still looks like it just opened. The equipment is very well kept, pristine, bright
On this the 50th anniversary of the Shinkansen (bullet train), October 1st 2014, it seems fitting to introduce one of Saitama’s top attractions. Japan’s largest Railway Museum in Omiya, 鉄道博物館. It is known locally as Omiya train museum and as Saitama railway museum nationwide. Whatever you chose to call it is a really good
Light Art Healing, Winter Illumination at Cocoon, Saitama Shintoshin Dates: November 2nd 2013 to February 14th 2014 Hours: 17.00 – 24.00 Place: Selected areas of the Cocoon Mall at the east exit of the Saitama Shintoshin station Price: Free Parking: Open 9.00 – 1.00. 200 yen for 30 minutes, but