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Pink Moss Shibazakura, Travel Guide!

I went during the last week of April, on a weekend just before the golden week and it was... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Saptashwa B
Lovely town

Took as day trip to Chichibu. Missed the express train so arrived relatively late. The trick is to... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
May T
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6360 Oyama, Chichibu 368-0023, Saitama Prefecture
+81 494-25-5209
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

If you see the advertisements for Shibazakura festival--they are a bit exaggerated. I suspect the photos have been enhanced. We arrived late April, and the gardens were not in full bloom yet. The layout is pleasing, and in full bloom it probably is very relaxing....More

Thank edward c
Reviewed 30 October 2017

When I got to there my first impression actually was " Totally different from the brochure! " The place is very tiny. Flowers are not as colorful as the pictures. Messy also. There're lots of nice places other than here. Please don't waste your time......More

8  Thank doburoku
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I went during the last week of April, on a weekend just before the golden week and it was exceptionally beautiful. From Ikebukuro, direct train goes to Seibu-Chichibu station and the journey is around 1 hour and 40 minutes. You can save a bit of...More

3  Thank Saptashwa B
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Information saying that baby cheery blossoms from mid April. But it depended on weather. We went there in mid April, a bit cool in 2017, baby cheery yet to blossom.

Thank cora3181
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Best visited in the month of May, with the pink moss in full bloom, the Hitsujiyama Park is a sight to behold. It is accessible from the Yokose Railway station on the Seibu Chichibu Line and takes about 20 minutes to reach the park. It...More

1  Thank Joy_Sinha
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Took as day trip to Chichibu. Missed the express train so arrived relatively late. The trick is to buy the express train tickets ahead of time. Ended up taking the non express train which took about an hour more but cost a fraction of the...More

Thank May T
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Travelled for 2 hours from central Tokyo for this place...was pretty laid back ....not worth it..wrong choice

3  Thank jharydhary
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

The closest Railway Station is Yokose and it's a ten minute walk to here Unfortunately it was just after the peak time for the flowers when we visited It's very popular in Golden Week There is a big carpark and you could get a taxi...More

2  Thank 528956John_C
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Whenever we visited Japan in springtime, we would try to spare the morning session to take the direct express train from Ikekukuro to Hitsujiyama Park and spend at least three hours there to see the beautiful shibazakura and took pictures around the park. There were...More

1  Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 2 May 2016

A bit hard to reach by public transport, but that is all of its drawbacks. Near the end of April, it was beautiful, almost the same condition as in the promoting pictures. If you are late for the sakura blossom, it can be a nice...More

2  Thank Erik T
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9 May 2016|
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Response from YTCHENG | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we are just frequent visitors to Japan and like photo-taking whereever we go. As such, we cannot directly answer your question. Nonetheless from our observation around the Park, there should be no camp sites... More
22 April 2016|
Response from NorthStar709093 |
車は渋滞するので、電車がおすすめです。東京からのバスはありません。電車は西武鉄道だったら池袋から1本。JRだと熊谷駅までいって、そこから私鉄の秩父鉄道ですが西武鉄道より時間がかかります。 西武鉄道の特急列車が良いと思います!
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