Hatchoko Park is the park around the eponymous Lake Hatcho in Yoshimi town in the Hiki District of Saitama. Lake Hatcho is a man-made lake in a natural woody hillside in the Prefectural Hiki Nature Park. Hatchoko Park In my personal opinion there is nothing exceptional about Hatchoko park. Don’t
Cherry blossoms and Rapeseed in Yoshimi Town, Hiki District, Saitama. There are several places you can see cherry blossoms and rapeseed in Saitama Prefecture, just north of Tokyo. Kumagaya and Gongendo Park in Satte are probably the most famous. And for good reason as the scenery is truly stunning. But
The 100 caves of Yoshimi 2020 cherry blossom festival has been cancelled due to concerns over the spread of novel coronavirus Covid-19. The festival was scheduled from March 20th until April 12th. Normally, during the festival period the sakura trees are lit up at night between 5 and 9 pm.
Scarecrows and Cosmos Festival Yoshimi There are about eight million cosmos in about 8.3 hectares of flower fields in rural Yoshimi. Thankfully they are beside three landmarks which makes them easier to find (see access) and they have a large hot air balloon on the days of the festival for
Red, Orange, Yellow and White spider lilies in Yoshimi Town, Hiki District, Saitama. Kinchakuda, Gongendo and Terasaka Terraced Rice Fields may be known for their red spider lilies, but Sakura Tsutsumi Park in Yoshimi Town is creating a name for itself as the home to spider lilies of different colors.
Denjiro ‘s fascinating science show in Fresa Yoshimi on August 25th 2019. Many of you will be familiar with the genius scientist, Yonemura Denjiro, who appears on national TV frequently with his funny, wacky and fascinating science experiments. On Sunday August 25th there is a rare opportunity to watch one