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Rikugi-en is one of Japan’s Nationally Designated Places of Scenic Beauty. This traditional Japanese garden was built by Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu, favored retainer of shogun Tokugawa Tsunayoshi. The spring event “Illumination of Weeping Cherry Blossoms and Daimyo Teien” will once again be held this year.
A large-scale Hina Matsuri has been held annually in Katsuura City of Chiba Prefecture since 2001. A total of around 30,000 Hina dolls donated from around the country decorate areas across the city, so you can enjoy the dolls even just by walking around town.
Saitama City is packed with popular tourist spots, such as Japan’s world-renowned railway museum, Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, and huge shopping centers! This article will introduce a sightseeing plan that will let you enjoy the up-and-coming Saitama City to the fullest, as well as information on accessing the area from Tokyo.
Nobeyama station is the station at the highest altitude in Japan. The air smells so fresh here!Read Later
Nobeyama station sits at 1345.67m above sea level.
From the front of the station you can see the peak of the Yatsugatake Mountains which are called Mount Aka. The station is located on the high land, the air smells so fresh!
Enjoy Oysters and Sake at Ueno Park During This Great-Value Event! “Setouchi Gourmet Fest”Read Later
The “Setouchi Gourmet Fest” will be held at Ueno Park in Tokyo. This event will bring together a variety of Setouchi’s specialty products, and you can even enjoy in-season oysters and oyster hotpot soup for free!
Every year, the large numbers of people that visit this area are surprised at how many flowers are blooming as early as January! The flowers look like they could be a solid carpet of yellow! Visiting Kamogawa in the early spring to see it covered in rape flowers, and even enjoying picking them, is great fun!
Why not try visiting winter locations in Tokyo’s neighboring Saitama Prefecture’s Chichibu? This area is 3 hours away from Ikebukuro by bus or the Seibu Line. I’ve come to visit the back-country areas of Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture. First off, I stopped to appreciate the artful ice formations!
A total of 48 groups of performers, including “The Flying Dutchman,” “China Acrobatic Art Troupe,” and Tokyo-accredited “Heaven Artists,” will ring in the new year at Saitama Shintoshin with their carefully-polished performances.