Other places famous for flowers Spots in Saitama Area

  • Kinchakuda
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    Saitama Pref. Hidakashi Komahongou 125-2 (purse field management office)
    A park shaped like a kinchaku (traditional purse/pouch) located on level ground and surrounded by the Koma River in Hidaka City, Saitama Prefecture. In autumn, the park explodes with the blossoms of some 5 million red spider lilies, their scarlet carpet creating a fantastical landscape. Situated amongst a forest of trees, such a vast amount of red spider lilies is found almost nowhere else in Japan. The Aiai Bridge provided for pedestrians to cross the Koma River is the longest wooden truss bridge in Japan.
  • Sky Poppies
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    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunminanomachi Misawa
    A beautiful field of poppies on a highland 500 meters above sea level in Chichibu. Open from mid-May to mid-June each year, red as well as white and pink poppies bloom in profusion amidst the gentle winds of the plateau. The park hall provides tourism information for Minano Town and Higashi Chichibu Village and also has a shop selling JA Chichibu products and local souvenirs.
  • Tajimagahara Wild Primrose Area
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    Saitama Saitama-shi Sakura-ku
    The only wild primrose habitat in Japan that's been designated as a National Special Natural Memorial. In 1920 it was designated as Japan's first Natural Memorial and then in 1952 as one of the most important Natural Memorials it was chosen as a Special Natural Memorial. The designated area covers nearly 4.1ha and includes wild primroses as well as rare plants including Euphorbia adenochlora and Amsonia elliptica. The best time to see the wild primroses is from late March/early April to mid-April.
  • Shobu Castle Ruins Iris Garden
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    Saitama Kuki-shi Shobucho 985-2
    Shobu Castle was built on the forefront of the conflict between the Uesugi Clan, the Kanto Kanrei or shogun's deputy in the Kanto region, and the Kaneda family, retainers of Ashikaga Shigeuji who was the Kamakura Kubo, a self-proclaimed title to be equivalent to Shogun. It is now the site of the Shobu Castle Ruins Iris Garden which boasts nearly 16,000 Japanese irises that come into bloom between early and mid-June. Tourists flock to the area for the Ayame (Iris) and Lavender Blue Festival.
  • Arakawa Cosmos Field
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    Saitama Konosu-shi Myoyo 636-1 Cosmos Arena Fukiage Surrounding area
    An area on the Arakawa River side near the Cosmos Arena Fukiage. Covering the spacious area is the largest cosmos flower field in the greater Tokyo area with nearly 10 million flowers. In the distance you can also look out at the magnificent scenery of Mt. Fuji and the Chichibu Mountain Range. The best time to catch the flowers in bloom is usually mid to late October and during the blooming season they hold with Cosmos Festival with special events and limited local products available for purchase.
  • Ajisai Kaido
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    Saitama Iruma-gun Ogosemachi Mugihara
    This road stretches east from Ajisaiyama Park in Mugihara, Ogose Town, Iruma County. About 2,000 hydrangeas are planted along the road that extends for about three kilometers. Shiroyama Hiking and the Hydrangea Road Festival, where the blossoms can be seen at their best, commence in around late June.
  • Chosenji Temple
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    4.5
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    Saitama Honjo-shi Kodamacho Takayanagi 901

    新聞の記事を見て樹齢650年の藤をひと目見ようと埼玉県本庄市の長泉寺に行ってきました。5月10日に行ったのですが、盛りを過ぎた藤の花もあり、あと一週間前に来ればよかったなと思いました。入場料は大人一人500円です。駐車場は舗装されていませんがありました。

  • Entsuji Temple
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    3.0
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    Saitama Hiki-gun Kawajimamachi Hatanaka 761

    昔から「畑中の比丘さま」と呼ばれた、畑のまんなかにある。真言宗のお寺です。関東八十八ヶ所の74番目のお寺、関東花の寺埼玉6番のお寺です。遠山記念館の近くで、東武バスの路線バスの停留所からだと15分以上歩くので、車で訪問する方が現実的です。私が訪問したときは、参拝の方はどなたもいらっしゃいませんでしたが、旅行会社の霊場巡りツアーなどもあるようで、大型バスもとまれる駐車場がありました。

  • Hitsujiyama Park Shiba Sakura no Oka
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Chichibu-shi
  • Ototofuji Katakuri En
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    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Arakawahino 976-1
  • ryokamiyamafumotohananosato Dahlia En
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    Saogama Prefecture Koichino Town Amagami Thin 8160-1
  • omiyabonsaimura kyukasumien
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    Saitama Pref. Saitamashi Kita-ku Bonsaichou 131
  • Hasuda Himawari Hata
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    Saitama Hasuda-shi Negane 694 Area
  • Tokorozawa Himawari Hata
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    Saitama Tokorozawa-shi Mikajima 4-2163-1
  • Cosmos Kaido
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    Saitama Shiki-shi Shingashi Kawa Levee
  • Cosmos Fureai Road
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    Saitama Kuki-shi
  • Hannya no Oka Park
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    Saitama Chichibu-gun Oganomachi Hannya
  • Tokigawa Hana Shobuen
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    Saitama Hiki-gun Tokigawamachi Tamagawa 2490
  • Cosmos Kaido (Ichimichi Oka 5 Gosen)
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    Saitama Fukaya-shi Okabe 2381-1
  • Someya Hanashobu Sono
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    Saitama Saitama-shi Minuma-ku Someya 2-chome 248

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Eclipsed by neighboring Tokyo, Saitama is often branded as the sleepy suburbs. However, look a little deeper and you'll uncover quaint towns bursting with history and crafts from the kurazukuri Edo-period clay houses of Kawagoe to the ancient tree-enveloped temples of Chichibu.

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