Sep 17th
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Manjushage Festival

Breathtaking red carpet of spider lilies

Venue: Komahongo When: Sep 17th - Oct 2nd 2022

This carpet of over 5,000,000 bright red spider lilies beside the Koma River made it to the list of the top 30 reasons to visit Japan or really, the top 30 most beautiful places in Japan. So remarkable, in fact, that the Emperor and Empress of Japan came last year to see it for themselves. The entrance fee of ¥300 allows you to walk amongst the flowers and enter the festival area with all day stage events and food and souvenir booths.

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Manjushage Festival, Koma

Manjushage Festival, Koma

For fifty weeks of the year, the town of Koma (just 50 km from Ikebukuro, Tokyo) could be just about anywhere in rural Japan, ..

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Getting there

Kinchakuda is about a 10 minute downhill walk from Koma Station (Seibu Chichibu Line). Koma Station is a little over an hour from Ikebukuro which makes it an easy day trip. Visitors are encouraged to take the train. Thousands of people come to see this yearly event and parking spaces are limited.

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Elena Lisina 3 years ago
Beautiful! Is that true that this flower means death as I've read somewhere?
Elena Lisina 3 years ago
Thanks for the reply!
Sleiman Azizi 3 years ago
2019? Plenty of time to prepare then. Looks lovely. Saitama is underrated and undersold.
Sherilyn Siy Author 3 years ago
Yes, it happens every year. The dates change a bit depending on when the flowers bloom.