The Seibuen Yuenchi (Seibuen Amusement park) fireworks are on again in 2023. They were one of only a few places that had fireworks in 2022. Moreover, until 2018, before the pandemic and the amusement park’s renovations, they were one of the most popular summer fireworks in Saitama annually. They also
Blueberry and Strawberry Picking at Sayama Berryland – not at the same time! June is blueberry season in Japan. Winter and Spring is strawberry picking season. Sayama Berryland is one of the largest berry picking farms in the Kanto Region (aka Greater Tokyo area). Sayama Berryland is quite well known
Every now and then somebody will tell me of a new-to-me spot in Saitama Prefecture. Occasionally, its my husband! Yesterday, while looking up something up entirely different on the net, he came across a newspaper article about a relatively new azalea spot. The article was on Saitama Shinbun, which every
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 open
Information for the Tatsuo Takayama: The Universe in the Palm of a Hand’ at the Edit and Art Gallery in the Kadokawa Musashino Museum¹, in Tokorozawa Sakura Town, in winter 2024. Like all exhibitions at Kadokawa Museum, they recommend that you purchase a ticket in advance, particularly for a weekend.
General information for the ‘Cool Japan’ Musashino Reiwa Shrine as well as information for the annual setsubun festival at the shrine. Musashino Reiwa Shrine is located in Tokorozawa Sakura Town, a hip entertainment hub, on the border of Tokyo. Musashino Reiwa Shrine The Musashino Reiwa Shrine, dubbed the Cool Japan
Across a large pedestrian bridge on the North end of Tokorozawa Sakura Town is the interesting Tokorozawa city promotional facility YOT-TOKO. In English it is called “Tokorozawa City Tourism Information and Local Products”. The YOT stands for Yoimono, Oshimono and tanoshimono, which sums up what the facility is about. Yoimono