Thursday, June 27, 2019

Autumn Foliage Hunting in Hanno, Saitama!

Wanna go hiking in the golden season of autumn leaves? There is no lack of such hiking routes in suburban Tokyo! To show you what Tokyo has on offer, students from the graduate school...

Saitama Triennale 2016

To the north of Tokyo lies Saitama City. It’s not so well known amongst tourists but there are many fun activities and green areas. It’s a fun place for a daytrip. Currently Saitama is...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Saitama Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Saitama Saitama Prefecture 21 ~ 27  21 Nagatoro (長瀞) in Chichibu - Nagatoro [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d103138.51570632876!2d139.05141183533658!3d36.11594241656917!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x601ec67f9b5eca67%3A0xd84d3050aa383077!2sNagatoro%2C+Chichibu+District%2C+Saitama+Prefecture!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476756495480&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: End of October Color Peak: Middle of November until the end of November Recommended Spot: Around...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Saitama Prefecture (2)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Saitama 23 Nakatsu Ravine (中津峡) in Chichibu [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d103264.3183724112!2d138.76104660255524!3d36.02005044768543!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x601ea4248ca3e1f9%3A0xcb46f18c4458f08!2z5Lit5rSl5bOh!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476756711531&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of October Color Peak: End of October until the beginning of November Access: 50min Seibu Kanko Bus ride from Mitsumineguchi...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Saitama Prefecture (3)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Saitama 25 Lake Kamakita (鎌北湖) in Iruma - Moroyama A photo posted by ? Kaku ? (@kakukatsu4184) on Dec 1, 2015 at 12:32pm PST //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3231.246307803842!2d139.28939421580552!3d35.91647068014007!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x60192949b27d3c7b%3A0xabfc2e5e20cd97c5!2z6Y6M5YyX5rmW!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476756568898&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Beginning of November Color...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Saitama Prefecture (4)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Saitama 27 Mount Tenran (天覧山) in Hanno [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476778590884!6m8!1m7!1sF%3A-0A7XxdSC5sA%2FUvbzK956OsI%2FAAAAAAAANtE%2FOSUrkMOPzY8jhFFtXaDtAr9xbE1u71kow!2m2!1d35.862335!2d139.3084565!3f352.16977651586853!4f9.924586679588003!5f0.7820865974627469&w=100%&h=100%] [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d25867.733084431686!2d139.2909007346252!3d35.862079879749096!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x60192623e6d3efa5%3A0xbd188a17f10780fe!2sTenranzan!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476756677647&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of November Color Peak: End of November Recommended Spots: Mountaintop, Juroku Rakan Access: 40min walk from Hanno Station (Seibu Ikebukuro...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Kanto

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Kanto is located on Japan’s Honshu island and consists of seven prefectures: Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, Tokyo, Chiba, and Kanagawa. As the most densely populated area in Japan,...

Japan’s 8 Best-Preserved Castle Towns

Original surviving Japanese castles are a rarity. Only a dozen retain their original keeps, though there are many more that lie in ruins or have been reconstructed. Beyond the castles, however, many historic castle...

A Day Trip from Tokyo: Chichibu

Speaking of tourist destinations on the Seibu Railway network, Chichibu and Kawagoe are by far the most well known. In particular, Chichibu has been gaining popularity in recent years on the back of traditional...

August 2016 Fireworks Festivals Schedule – In & Around Tokyo

Here comes the second part of our Fireworks Festivals Schedule! All big Events In & Around Tokyo for August are featured in this article.  Get your Yukata ready! Tokyo The 34th Koto Fireworks Festival Date: August 1st...