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Sato-miya (shrine) kagura (Shinto music and dancing)

09-20-2019

satomiya_kagura_01 This annual autumn festival held together with the closing of the climbing season has a kagura dedication on the last day after the ritual till the end of the day, in the same way as the spring festival.
DayOctober 1
AreaYokoze Town
LocationMitake Jinja (shrine)

Best time for viewing dahlias

09-15-2019

AreaOgano Town

Chichibu Road autumn leaves

09-15-2019

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

Best time for viewing cluster amaryllis

09-10-2019

AreaYokoze Town

Terasaka terraced rice-field cluster-amaryllis festival

09-10-2019

higanbana_01 Enjoy the view of cluster-amaryllis blooming in the ridges between the rice fields in a mountain village against the backdrop of Buko-zan mountain.
DayLate September
AreaYokoze Town
LocationTerasaka area

Buckwheat flowers (autumn)

09-10-2019

sobanohana_aki_01 Autumn buckwheat flowers are blooming everywhere, and as the flower season ends, the new soba season arrives. The autumn soba is very aromatic and has a superb flavor.
DayLate September
AreaChichibu City

Ryokami Dahlia Park

09-01-2019

dahlias_starting_02 With a total planting area of 10,000 square meters, one of the largest in the Kanto region, the view of 5,000 dahlias of 300 varieties is simply majestic.
DayEarly September to early November
AreaOgano Town
LocationRyokami Dahlia Park

Grape picking

08-01-2019

IMG_6831 The Chichibu basin region is popular among those from the metropolitan area as a producer of grapes in par with neighboring Yamanashi Prefecture.

DayEarly August to mid October
AreaChichibu citywide

Steam Locomotive – The Paleo Express

02-20-2019

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

01-01-2016

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))

01-01-2016

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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