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  • Enomoto Dairyfarm
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    3.5
    8 Reviews
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    Saitama Pref. Ageoshi Azeyoshi 736-1
    A farm located in Azeyoshi, Ageo City. The farm raises milk cows and a variety of other animals. The farm offers a course which lets visitors experience the life of a farmer, including milking cows and making butter (advance reservation required). The farm also sells gelato made with fresh milk; yogurt made with just milk, lactobacteria, and sugar; and other products. There's also a barbecue ground which allows visitors to bring their own foods for grilling.

    初めて行きました。日曜日のおやつ時で、ジェラートは行列ができていましたが、待ち時間は10分程度でした。アイスは美味しかったですが、観光牧場としては雑然としていてイマイチです。動物が少ないのはいいとして、敷地内に使わなくなったバッテリーや冷蔵庫が無造作に置かれていたり、牛舎も、今まで見たいくつかの牧場はもっときれいだったような。アイス屋さんだと思って行けば、リピはアリです。

  • Shimura Farm Strawberry and Flower Park
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    Saitama Pref. Sakadoshi Konuma 102
    A farm located in Konuma, Sakado City. The farm grows five varieties of strawberries, including Benihoppe and Sainokaori, a variety created in Saitama Prefecture. Visitors can pick strawberries in greenhouses incorporating universal design principles when the strawberries are in season. The farm also has fields of statice and carnations for visitors to appreciate and enjoy.
  • Taira Chestnut Park
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    3.0
    1 Reviews
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    Saitama Pref. Hannoushi Inoue 54-2
    A chestnut orchard situated along the Koma River in Inoue, Hanno City. Here visitors can enjoy chestnut gathering in September, as well as blueberry picking and potato digging when in season. There's also a roofed barbecue ground which can provide everything you need, a pizza garden where you can bake a pizza in a real brick pizza oven, and a restaurant which serves meals made by hand using local ingredients.

    ログハウス風の建物、うどんやソバ、カレーライスなどが食べれるお食事所。また家族でバーベキューなどが出来ます。

  • Sayama Hills (Totoro Forest)
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    Saitama Pref. Tokorozawashi Sayamagaoka other
    "National trust-managed conservation areas dotting the Sayama Hills. The forests of Sayama Hills are said to have served as one of the models for the settings of the movie ""My Neighbor Totoro,"" and today 48 locations in the hills have been purchased and are being conserved with money donated to the Totoro no Furusato Foundation."
  • Haruoka Strawberry Farm
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    Saitama Pref. Saitamashi Minuma-ku Miyagayatou 3-186
    A strawberry farm located in 3-Chome Miyagayato, Minuma Ward, Saitama City. The farm grows two varieties-Akihime and Benihoppe, and from January to the end of May, visitors can enjoy strawberry picking here. The farm grows its strawberries using raised platforms, meaning visitors can pick their berries without needing to bend over. In addition, the farm incorporates universal design principles, providing easy access for wheelchair users and those with strollers.
  • Ogano Town Regional Resource Application Center
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    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunoganomachi Ryoukamisusuki 2395
    An activity center adjoining Roadside Station Ryokami Onsen Yakushinoyu along Prefectural Route 37 in Ryokamisusuki, Ogano Town, Chichibu County. Here visitors can try making soba noodles, tofu, udon noodles, and kon'nyaku devil's tongue jelly by hand using local ingredients (advance reservation required). The facility also serves food like soba and udon noodles and donburi rice bowls. The adjoining farm fresh shop sells seasonal fruits, vegetables, and edible wild plants.
  • Koshigaya Strawberry Town
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    4.5
    2 Reviews
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    Saitama Pref. Koshigayashi Mashimori 1-41
    A strawberry farm located in 1-Chome Mashimori, Koshigaya City. The farm grows some 64,000 Benihoppe, Akihime, Kaorino, Sainokaori, and other varieties of strawberry plants. From January to May, visitors can enjoy a 45 minute, all-you-can-eat strawberry picking course.

    オープン以来、毎年いちご狩りに行ってます。年々人気が出てきているので、予約はマストです。駐車スペースがしっかりとあり、誘導員もいるので、車でもとても行きやすいです。ビニールハウスが8つほどあり、日によって空いているところは違いますが、様々な種類のイチゴを楽しむことができます。イチゴも売られているので、お土産用に購入も可能です。

  • Arahata Farm
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    Saitama Pref. Kawagoeshi Minamiotsuka 6-12-33
    A farm situated along the Ota Highway in 6-Chome Minamiotsuka, Kawagoe City. Here visitors can dig taro from mid-September to early November. Visitors can dig up and take home Kawagoe taro, a local specialty product, or borrow a pot, steaming basket, or skillet to cook up their taro on the spot (visitors are allowed to bring food and other items from outside to create their meal).
  • Sainokuni Soy Sauce Kingdom (Main Store)
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    3.5
    11 Reviews
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    Saitama Pref. Hidakashi Tabame 804-1
    A facility centering on a factory owned by the Yugeta Shoyu soy sauce company in Tabame, Hidaka City. Visitors can take a tour of the factory and watch soy sauce being made and try activities like squeezing the mash used to ferment soy sauce. There's also a company shop, a light meal corner serving dishes made with soy sauce, and a gift shop offering soy sauce pourers and other merchandise. In addition, visitors can purchase a variety of sweets made with soy sauce here like soft serve ice cream, pudding, and roll cakes.

    醤遊ソフトクリームと玉子かけご飯、お団子を食べました。 醤遊ソフトクリーム美味しいです、300円 玉子かけごはん400円絞りたての醤油の香りがして、普段つかっている醤油との違いがわかります。 味噌ダレ団子120円、醤油団子110円です。

  • Saitama Prefectural Disaster-Prevention Learning Center Sona-e
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
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    Saitama Pref. Kounosushi Fukuro 30
    An educational facility located in Fukuro, Kounosu City. The facility has an earthquake experience corner, exhibits which teach how to escape smoke and fire and use a fire extinguisher, a room where visitors can experience winds of 30 meters per second, and informational exhibits on disaster prevention. Through simulated experiences and other materials, visitors can improve their awareness of disaster prevention methods and learn what to do in the event of a disaster.

    鴻巣(旧吹上)のアピタ跡地裏に防災学校があるのですが、そこに併設している一般向けの学習センターです。 駐車場ももちろんあります。 無料で入館でき、基本的な防災体験はガイド付きのツアー形式でまわっていきます。 強風体験では、風速30メートルの強風を体感できます。(小学生以上) 消火体験では、訓練用の消火器を使って映像の天ぷら鍋に向かって放水できます。(小学4年生以上) 火災体験では、実験用の煙が充...

  • Masakadoen
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Arakawahino 584
    A farm open to tourists located in Arakawahino, Chichibu City. From mid-August to mid-October, visitors can pick some 10 varieties of grapes (varieties may vary depending on the time of year), including Chichibu Yama Ruby grapes, a variety unique to Chichibu with an edible skin. The farm also organically grows two varieties of strawberries-Tochiotome and Yayoihime-which visitors can pick from January to late May.
  • Ouchizawa Mikan Orange Orchard Association
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    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunhigashichichibumura Ouchizawa 490
    Mikan (mandarin orange) farms open to tourists located in Ouchizawa, Higashichichibu Village, Chichibu County. There are several mikan farms in the area and the region is known as the northernmost limit for growing mikan. Visitors can enjoy mikan picking at the various farms from late October to late December.
  • Chichibu Tourism Grape Orchard
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    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunminanomachi Minano 2528-1
    A grape orchard open to tourists situated along Prefectural Route 37 in Minano, Minano Town, Chichibu County. From early August to mid-October, the farm's shop sells 30 varieties of grapes and visitors can go grape picking amongst roofed grape trellises. The orchard also offers blueberry picking in August. Plus, visitors can enjoy barbecuing on a hot stone plate or watch the Paleo Express Chichibu Railway steam locomotive running nearby.
  • Nagatoro Furusawaen
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
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    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunnagatoromachi Ido 511-1
    A facility situated along Prefectural Route 82 in Ido, Nagatoro Town, Chichibu County. The facility hosts restaurants serving zuriage (udon noodles eaten while parboiling them), shakushina meshi (rice with pickles), and other local dishes; a classroom where visitors can try making udon noodles by hand; a ceramics classroom; and a barbecue ground. Visitors can also try catching ayu and rainbow trout with their bare hands in the facility's pond or go river rafting.

    電車で長瀞に行ったので、駅から徒歩圏内のここでお昼にしました。片道2キロ、20分くらい掛かりました。なぜか川沿いではなく、林の中にありました。かなり大きなBBQ場なので、気兼ねなく焼けます。ただ駐車場は狭く、駐車できない車も出てました。一番安いコースでも豚肉と野菜が新鮮でとてもおいしかったです。もう少し近ければ行きやすいのですが・・。

  • Misono Strawberry Land
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    Saitama Pref. Saitamashi Midori-ku Mamiya 803
    A strawberry farm located in Mamiya, Midori Ward, Saitama City. The farm grows four varieties of strawberries, including Rayberry, the farm's own original variety. The strawberries are grown using raised platforms in green houses employing universal design principles, and visitors can enjoy strawberry picking at the farm from January to mid-June. The farm also has a large rest area, shop, and baby room.
  • Bushu Nakajima Konya
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Hanyushi Komatsu 223
    A museum located in Komatsu, Hanyu City. The museum provides information on the Bushu aizome indigo dyeing as well as the cultivation of indigo and its production into dye. The museum also offers Bushu aizome indigo dyeing classes. The adjoining Aizome Sokubaikan shop sells indigo dyed clothing, accessories, and cloth.
  • Marche of Strawberry
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    Saitama Pref. Tokorozawashi Shimotomi 1168
    A strawberry farm located in Shimotomi, Tokorozawa City. From early January to late May, visitors can enjoy an all-you-can-eat strawberry picking course which requires no advance reservation. The farm grows its strawberries on raised platforms standing one meter off the ground and incorporates universal design principles, making it easy for persons in wheelchairs and thus with strollers to enjoy strawberry picking as well. The farm also has a rest area and a shop selling strawberries and seasonal vegetables.
  • Fujimi Strawberry Field
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Fujimishi Nambatashinden 385
    A strawberry farm located in Nanbata Shinden, Fujimi City. The farm grows three varieties of strawberries-Akihime, Benihoppe, and Kaorino-on raised platforms, and during strawberry season visitors can enjoy strawberry picking here with no need to make an advance reservation. The farm also incorporates universal design principles and has a rest area. In addition, the farm provides free tea and coffee.
  • Ichigo no Sato Farm Saido Branch
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    4 Reviews
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    Saitama Pref. Irumagunmoroyamamachi Saido 781-6
    A strawberry farm situated along Prefectural Route 343 in Saido, Moroyama Town, Iruma County. The farm grows its strawberries on raised platforms and incorporates universal design principles. The farm also offers classes teaching how to make strawberry jam, strawberry daifuku rice cakes, strawberry juice, and strawberry cake by hand. An advance reservation is required for strawberry picking as well as the farm's classes.

    Great strawberry to pick and eat. Had 30 minutes to pick and eat,was great. Highly recommended for a quick stop.

  • Hodosan Ropeway
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunnagatoromachi Nagatoro 1766-1
    Built on 497 meter tall Mt. Hodo, the Hodosan Ropeway connects the 832 meters between Sanroku Station at the foot and Sancho Station at the summit. During the five minute ride, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Nagatoro from the air. Starting with kanzakura cold weather cherries which reach peak bloom in late November, you can enjoy spectacular flowering plants here through to mid-June, including Japanese allspice, Japanese apricot, pheasant’s eye, cherry trees, azaleas, and rhododendrons. In autumn, the fall foliage is stunning.

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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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