Hotel Route Inn Takasakieki Nishiguchi
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... enticing taste to what is beyond the turnstile.
Entry is a mere 1300 yen (AUD $13) .. and the park is open till 6pm at night.
The entire park covers an area of approx 22 acres.. that's a lot of watering to do!
Each season has it's own floral wonders..
We have missed the Cherry blossoms.. are too early for the rose gardens BUT boy , oh , boy are we on time for the Wisterias, Azaleas, ...
... at Karuizawa outlet. It was first "Discovered" and promoted as a mountain resort by Western residents of Japan. you can also indulge in some of the many leisure activities available, such as bowling, golf and cycling around town (own expenses). Overnight at Ski ...
... background ...
(sorry I sound a bit too much Spaceballs, no ? The Spacballs cereals, Spaceballs t-shirt...).
Of course, you can find gashapon boxes a bit everywhere in Japan.
Kimono shop, another with so cute decoration around matsuri theme, the famous big candy shop I already discovered in Osaka.
And I finally saw the sign saying that the purikura area is forbidden for men, at least when they are alone. Yes, Japan is careful with perverts and ...
... sweets... and grasshoper.
I finally saw how looks the konyaku root, used to make the famous konyaku batake.
So, after the shop, the night arrived, and illuminations started. We had to follow the way with many yellow lights, we arrived at a kind of light village, with some Xmas decorations.
After to have walked and took pictures all around, we leave that place, and drive to Sakurayama, hoping to get a bit ...
... city, without any tourist around.
The sun dissappears quite quickly during this season, and temperature decrease really fast. It's better to start returning to the station, walking through another way to see a bit more of Honjō.
Good idea, as on the way, I did some extra pictures, old houses-street decorations-etc ... and found a manju shop. Although I know nobody will speak English, I decided to enter because I saw written ...