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 →

Sakura Town Sakura Matsuri

Information sakura matsuri at Tokorozawa Sakura Town. Sakura Matsuri means cherry blossom festival. There are several events on during the period of the cherry blossom festival. Tokorozawa Sakura Town Cherry Blossoms Tokorozawa Sakura Town, often described as an entertainment town, has shops, restaurants, museums, a factory, offices, a public openRead More →

secret sakura spot Sakado

Jigenji Temple and Sakado’s secret sakura spots Jigenji’s weeping cherry is a natural monument of Sakado City. It is also an image on a 2021 postal stamp! Honestly, while the weeping cherry is famous and attracts hundreds of visitors annually, it wouldn’t make any of my personal “top 10” orRead More →