Primroses Saitama

Primroses Saitama. During April, the city of Saitama host a number of Japanese primrose “Sakurasou” festivals. Sakurasou is actually the official flower of Saitama Prefecture. It is also the official flower of the city (Saitama city). Despite that there is only really one *notable* place to see Japanese primroses inRead More →

Japan's longest sakura corridor Minuma

Did you know Saitama Prefecture is home to Japan’s longest cherry blossom corridor? And according to Saitama City, it is not just the longest, but also Japan’s number 1 “sakura kairo”! Saitama Prefecture, beside Tokyo, is the only prefecture with a twenty kilometer long cherry blossom ‘corridor’ in all ofRead More →

Saitama Stadium 2002 the site of the Sakura Saku cherry blossoms festival

Sakura Saku is the name of the one day cherry blossom festival in Saitama Stadium 2002, affectionately known as ‘Saisuta’, in Urawa, Saitama City. It is a particularly family friendly festival with lots to entertain the children. Moreover, there are some really beautiful cherry blossoms on the stadium’s grounds. AsRead More →