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Omiya Park 大宮公園

Omiya Park Omiya Park
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A park and so much more to explore

Away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo is Omiya Park. Home to a Japanese garden, plum forest, zoo, the Saitama Museum of History and Folklore and several sports facilities, Omiya Park is the perfect place to escape from the city.

Don't Miss

  • Hikawa Shrine and the path to the Japanese garden
  • Walking through the open bird sanctuary at Omiya Park Zoo
  • Getting your fix of Japanese history at the Saitama Prefectural Museum of History and Folklore

How to Get There

From Omiya Station take the Tobu Urban Park line to Omiya-Koen Station. Omiya Park is within walking distance of Omiya-Koen Station.

Cherry blossom central

Omiya Park is especially popular during the cherry blossom viewing season in late March and early April. If you're visiting during that time, be sure to take a picnic with you and enjoy a truly Japanese experience.

Lots of fun to be had

In addition to the cherry blossoms, the park's other flora includes Japanese red pines, magnolia trees, and plum trees. Open space is abundant for picnics. The kids will enjoy several playground areas and the zoo's bird habitat.

One of Omiya Park's unique features is its cycling velodrome, which is used for professional cycling competitions. Other sports facilities include an old soccer stadium and a small baseball stadium.

Next to Omiya Park is Hikawa Shrine . While you're here, explore the 2,400-year-old shrine.

* The information on this page may be subject to change due to COVID-19.


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