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It's Just Like a Fairy Tale at Tove Jansson Akebono Children's Forest Park in Saitama!

In Saitama Prefecture, there is Tove Jansson Akebono Children's Forest Park. Scattered throughout the park are places where the spirit of Tove Jansson lives on. A fairy-tale writer from Northern Europe, she created the world-famous Moomin character. This park is full of cute buildings and natural spaces for visitors to enjoy.

Overflowing with greenery, this park is highly recommended for taking photographs!
Overflowing with greenery, this park is highly recommended for taking photographs!

Inside the park, there is a Mushroom House. Featuring a fireplace, the first floor serves as a gathering place. The second floor reveals a mysterious space...

The Mushroom House
The Mushroom House
Cafe PUISTO, a Northern European style cafe
Cafe PUISTO, a Northern European style cafe

Basic information on Tove Jansson Akebono Children's Forest Park

OPEN
Address
893-1 Azu, Hanno City, Saitama[MAP]
Access
20-minute walk from Motokaji Station on the Seibu-Ikebukuro line.
Tel
042-972-7711
Hours
9:00am-5:00pm (*Hours can vary in different seasons.)
Cafe PUISTO: 10:00am-4:30pm (L.O. 4:00pm)
Closed
Every Monday (in case Monday is a national holiday, closed on the next weekday)
Admission
Free
WEB
URL(English)