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Illuminated autumn leaves


koyo_lightup_01 Enjoy autumn leaves that are quite different from their view during the day.
DayEarly to mid November
AreaChichibu City, Nagatoro Town

Chichibu night festival


yomatsuri_01 This is the annual festival of the shrine in Chichibu that collectively enshrines several gods in the area, and is counted as one of Japan's top three Hikiyama festivals together with Kyoto Gion festival and Hida Takayama festival. Two splendid kasaboko floats and 4 Yatai floats are pulled around town.
DayDecember 2, 3
AreaChichibu City
LocationChichibu Jinja (shrine)、Chichibu City urban area

Autumn leaves decorating Chichibu


AreaChichibu citywide

Chichibu Road autumn leaves


koyo_mitsumine The approximately 10km stretch along the Nakatsugawa Valley is famous as an area for viewing the autumn leaves, with the Joro Momiji (maple) and 100m high cliffs being highlights.
DayLate October to early December
AreaChichibu citywide

Steam Locomotive – The Paleo Express


Steam Locomotive - The Paleo ExpressSince it began operation in 1988, this steam locomotive passing through the nature of Chichibu has been hugely popular. Running a route of approximately 56km from the Chichibu-Railway Kumagaya Station to Mitsumineguchi Station.
DayMarch to December
AreaChichibu citywide

River rafting


Enjoy river rafting through the rocks of Nagatoro, Chichibu, that has been designated as on of Japan's special natural monuments, for a tranquil, relaxing, and at times thrilling ride! Listen to the fun boatman's guide information as you river raft in Nagatoro, offering fun for everyone from young to old. The kotatsu (foot warmer) boat of the winter is really popular!
AreaNagatoro Town

Pilgrimage of three shrines in Chichibu (Chichibu Jinja (shrine), Mitsumine Jinja (shrine), Hodosan Jinja (shrine))


The Hodosan Jinja (shrine) where Yamatotakeru and the mountain dog legends remain, the Chichibu Jinja (shrine) of the Myoken faith famous for the Chichibu night festival and the Mitsumine Jinja (shrine) where gods are said to reside deep in the moutains, are together known as the "Three Shrines of Chichibu." Many people visit the shrines every year.
AreaChichibu City, Nagatoro Town
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