At the moment you would be able to see this seasonal flower in Japan.
This flower is Cluster Amaryllis (Red Spider Lily) and of course, there are lots of places with this seasonal flower in our area, western Tokyo "Tama" area as well !
Let's discover your favorite place when you would be here !
Today, on the 21st March 2016, it has been announced as Sakura (Cherry Blossom) blooming day in Tokyo for this season.
Generally the Sakura season would be for 2 weeks as peak period and you would be able to enjoy the natural beautiful trees during this period.
Japanese people are enjoying Sakura party (Ohanami in Japanese), having a outdoor party under Sakura trees.
In our area, in Tama Western Tokyo, there are a lot of beautiful Sakura spot as well and the local people are enjoying it.
Why not you would be able to discover your hidden favorite Sakura spot and share with your friends when you are in Japan during this period !
We hope that you would be happy to stay in Japan under Sakura trees !
For more information about Sakura blooming 2016.
(Japan National Tourism Organization official website)
It was snowing in Western Tokyo Tama area as well as the central Tokyo on the 18th January 2016 so you would be able to see snows around this area now.
At Tamagawajosui Aqueduct, there are snows on the riverside however the water is streaming as usual and we feel the great peaceful moment with the nature here.
Nice strolling spot and please be careful with your foot on the road with ice and snow.
Plum flowers have already started blooming !
Found this plum tree in Tokyo Fuchu city and you would be able to see these kind of flowers in Tokyo and Western Tokyo Tama area until the beginning of March.
(subject to weather conditions)
Before Sakura Cherry blossoms in March and April, let's enjoy the nature with plum blossoms !
If you stay at Western Tokyo Tama area during the year end and new year period, please try to catch the beautiful sunrise to get your new power !
At Tamaohashi Bridge of Tama River between Akishima and Hachioji city, it is one of the nice sunrise spots in Western Tokyo Tama area and you would be able to get your fortune with this kind of beautiful sunrises during the new year period.
Finally the yellow and red leaves along Tamagawajosui aqueduct have been fallen from the tree in the beginning of January.
Because of the warm weather for this season, this nature action was much later than the average period.
The next natural attraction will be plum and cherry blossoms and one of the most beautiful season will be coming soon !
The image photos in Western Tokyo Tama area will be uploaded into this blog for your information.
Don't miss the beautiful moment in Japan and in Tama area as well !
Now is the Last minute of Yellow Leaves in Western Tokyo Tama area.
For this year, Red Leaves and Yellow Leaves season is longer comparing with the past few years because it was much warmer than the average temperature.
The best period of Red Leaves & Yellow Leaves in Tokyo might be in December for the future and you would be able to discover the beautiful moment with lots of nature...
(Of course it's subject to weather conditions)
In the afternoon, Tamagawajosui aqueduct is always streaming peacefully.
Really fantastic great moment with the waterway, reflection by sunlight, and Yellow Leaves and it looks like a Golden waterway.
Seems to be a fortune spot and also your heart would be retreated at this healing place.
Picture was taken near Tagawajosui station of Seibu Haijima line in Tokyo Tachikawa city.
Beautiful moment at the daytime in Central Tokyo is still available !
Here is Chidorigafuchi near Imperial Palace where it's a famous spot for Sakura Cherry blossom in spring season, howerver it's a nice spot for Red Leaves in winter as well !
Please remember this fantastic moment to discover for your future visit during winter season !
Here is the headtrail point of Mt. Takao in Tokyo Hachioji city.
From this point, it takes about 1 hour to the upper station of Chair Lift and Cable Car and it takes about two hours to the top of the mountain.
If you have enough time for your visit Mt. Takao, let's enjoy the trecking from the headtrail under lots of nature !
Musashisai park is located in the north part of Tokyo Fuchu city and it is the border place with Kokubunji city.
The park is located along the Kokubunji Cliff, so you would be able to see the up-down at the park.
It is not so famous park however you would be able to discover your favorites as hidden spot !
Access from Nishi-Kokubunji station of JR Chuo Line.
University street in Tokyo Kunitachi city is the main street of Kunitachi city, it's just straight down from Kunitachi station of JR Chuo line to the south.
This street is famous for Cherry blossoms in Spring, however it's a nice place for Ginkgo trees and Red leaves trees near Hitotsubashi University specially in Autumn & Winter season as well.
Just next from/to Tachikawa area so please visit Kunitachi as well if you visit Tachikawa area !
You can still enjoy Red Leaves in Western Tokyo Tama area !
At Kurogane park in Tokyo Kokubunji city, there is a nice Red leaves tree and it would be a really healing spot!
It is not a famous place for Red Leaves such as Kyoto, however you would be able to discover your favorite place in Western Tokyo Tama area as well !
Wish your new discover in Tama area !
Access from Nishi-Kokubunji station or Kita-Fuchu station of JR Musashino line.
Sayamaike Park is located at Tokyo Mizuho town, access by 15 minutes walk from Hakonegasaki station of JR Hachiko line.
This spot is known as the water sources of Zanbori River and the park has three different ponds, for fishing, for natural bird watching, and for Japanese garden watching.
Loved by local people and let's enjoy your visit around Tokyo Mizuho area !
Junsai Pond is located at Mizuho View Park in Tokyo Mizuho town by 15 minutes walk from Hakonegasaki station of JR Hachiko line.
As you may see these pictures, it is a really nice healing spot with the nature during Red Leaves season specially.
It's not famous spot however it's loved by local people and it's a recommended place so please discover this spot and feature it with your nice images if you are interested in !
Red Leaves are is still on top season in Western Tokyo Tama area !
If you have not seen these beautiful natural trees, let's consider of your travel planning to visit Japan in November as the best season in autumn and you would be able to discover Japanese nature !
Nice season for healing and retreat as well.
Sayama Lake Park is known as the headwaters of Zanbori River at Tokyo Mizuho town.
Access from Hakonegasaki station of JR Hachiko line with 15 minutes walk.
Zanbori River is a small river streaming to Tama river through Aeon Mall Musashimurayama, Tamagawajosui aqueduct, Showakinen Park, etc.
If you have enough time, it would be nice for walking or cycling along the river from/to this headwaters.
If you have already visited Mt. Takao Tokyo Hachioji, you have passed this suspention bridge trail and have taken pictures.
It is one of the most famous attractions at Mt. Takao and many tourists pass this bridge on No. 4 trail.
Nice healing spot as there is a small river under the bridge and you may be able to hear the sound of river streaming.
Let's enjoy your visit here with about just one and half hour from Shinjuku central Tokyo !
Mt. Sengen is a small mountain by 79.6m height at Sengenyama park in Tokyo Fuchu city.
There is Sengen Shrine on the top of the mountain and it's a kind of hidden powerspot.
Also there is a one of the top 100 spots for Mt. Fuji view and it's a nice walking place for the healing under the nature.
Let's enjoy your visit !
Walking down from the upper water stream point of Kurome River at Kodaira cemetary, you would arrive this spot at Yanagikubotenjin Shrine.
This spot is also one of the major water spring sources for this river and it's named as Top 57 water spring sources in Tokyo as well.
Under the natural atmosphere of trees, river, shrine, etc, you would be perfectly refreshed your mind at this healing spot.
Please discover this place and enjoy your walking at Kodaira, Higashikurume area in Western Tokyo Tama area !
Nozuta Park is one of the largest municipal parks in Tokyo.
This park is managed by Machida city and it's loved by local people.
Nice spot for walking, picnic, sports, etc, so if you stay at hotel in Tokyo Machida area, let's try to visit and have a nice time there !
This red brick under red pine trees is located near Higashiyamato-shi station of Seibu Haijima line.
With a lot of nature, we would recommend this healing spot along Tamagawajosui aqueduct and Nobidomeyosui waterway for walking around and refresh your mind !
Just in front of the station, there is a bamboo forest to reserve the nature.
Located at Komae station of Odakyu line, 20 min from Shinjuku staion only, and you would be able to find this nature healing spot.
There is a Dragon Faucet nearby as well and it would be a nice walking place in Tokyo Komae city.
Negawa river is at Tachikawa park and here is a nice spot during Sakura season in Spring.
However in Red leaves season in Autumn, it's a nice place to walk around under the nature as well as in Spring, so if you stay at Hotels in Tachikawa, let's visit to refresh your mind !
Here is "Kisuge-bashi" Bridge which is located between Mt. Sengenyama and Tama cemetary in Tokyo Fuchu city.
Nice spot for walking around and let's discover the nature !
If you don't have a time to visit Mt. Fuji, you would be able to visit some Mt. Fuji view spot in Western Tokyo Tama area.
Sengenyama mountain is a small mountain by 80m height located in Tokyo Fuchu city.
There is a view point for Mt. Fuji at Sengenyama Park which is one of the top 100 Mt. Fuji view spots in Kanto Region.
Of course it will depend on the weather conditions, we hope that you would be able to see the mountain as your great memory of visiting Japan.
Good luck for you !
Even though it's rainning, you may be able to enjoy walking around your visiting area.
Tamagawajosui river is one of the recommendable walking places as natural healing spot and let's visit there !
Today it snowed at Mt. Fuji as the first day of the season in 2015.
It was around 10 days later than the average of the first snowing day of the season at Mt. Fuji.
More than more the mountain will be covered by the snow and you would be able to see this beautiful mountain soon !
Have you already visited this spot, Lake Tama in Western Tokyo Tama area ?
If not, we are always waiting for your visit here with our great pleasure.
Please visit this place with a nice day so that you would be able to see the mountains included Mt. Fuji !
Access from Seibuyuenchi station of Seibu Tamako line.
Have you seen it at your place ?
Today is the day of Super Moon as the moon is the nearest position from the earth this year today.
Wish a peaceful world !
Here is Momijidai base at Mt. Takao Tokyo Hachioji which is located near the top of this mountain by 10 minutes walk.
Comparing with the top, there are less tourists and it is a nice spot for have a break or have a lunch at this point.
Also it's a nice place for Mt. Fuji view if the weather is fine and we hope that you would be able to see Mt. Fuji when you visit here !
Do you know this kind of machine ? This is a vending machine of local farm produces and you would be able to find near farm fields in Western Tokyo Tama area.
Local fresh seasonal vegetables are available with good price (just starting from 100 yen) and why not you could have a chance to get it for you or your friends in Japan !
At Noyamakita-Rokudoyama Park in Tokyo Musashimurama city & Mizuho town, there is a border point among three communities of Musashimurayama, Mizuho in Tokyo & Tokorozawa in Saitama.
This border point is called "Gohandate" in Japanese and it was an important point among communities in Edo era period around 17th century.
Now there is a hiking course arranged at Noyamakita-Rokudoyama Park and you would be able to discover the border of Tokyo and Saitama with lots of nature.
Benzaiten Pond is located at Senryuji Temple just near Komae station of Odakyu Odawara line.
With a Dragon water faucet, you would be able to get more power at this plece !
Now is the season of Chestnut here !
You would be able to find it at supermarket or local farmers center so please enjoy this seasonal fruits !
Here is an another upper stream point of Shakujii River.
This river is going to Sumida River in Tokyo Central and the first point is here !
Located near Koganei Park in Tokyo Koganei and it would be interesting to walk around this area.
Inokashira Park is famous for Spring Sakura spot in Western Tokyo Tama area however it's also nice place as Autumn Red Leaves around Novemver every year.
Please check the peak period of Red Leaves before your visit Japan !
From the 1st September, we can say the season as autumn (fall) in Japan.
It's also the nice season with the seasonal foods, red leaves, suitable weather, etc, you could consider of visiting Japan and we are always welcoming your visit with our great pleasure !
Crape myrtle is the season of it's flowers and the flower is blooming for around 100 days between July and October every year. If you miss Sakura in spring, don't worry, here you are it's summer flower !
Akigawa Gorge/Valley Seotonoyu Spa is hot spring & accomodation facility in Akiruno city Tokyo.
We recommend for visit after hiking or trecking around Akigawa river area to refresh your body !
(Tattoo is not available for the entrance)
Enjoy the great moment with draft beer after having hot spring under the nature even in Tokyo !
It's raining again today in Tokyo but nice Hydrangea flower during this rainy season in June & early July. It's taken in Akishima city Tokyo. Then summer season is coming soon !