The Bank of Moto Ara River

Travel Information

The Bank of Moto Ara River (元荒川堤, motoarakawatsutsumi) is one of Hanami spots in Saitama. There are about 350 Sakura along the riverside of Ara River. The Sakura goes about 2km long. There are the light-up at night for Yozakura. Many people around this area have their Hanami party from the end of March to the beginning of April.

Tourist Info.
When Sakura bloom, there is Sakura Festival which will have many food stands for Hanami party.
No parking. During the Hanami season, there are temporary restrooms.

0. at Omiya Station
1. use Tobu Noda LIne to Kasukabe (21 min.)
2. use Tobu Isezaki Line to Kitakoshigaya (15 min.)

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The Bank of Moto Ara River

This Sakura avenue were made by Mr. Ono Mr.Nakagawa and Mr.Matsumura in 1956.