Nature

Flower

Midorigaoka Cemetery’s cherry blossom

Midorigaoka Cemetery’s cherry blossom

When cherry blossoms have bloomed for best viewing, about 600 cherry blossom trees are illuminated by lights.

Late March to early April

Ikuta Park’s Iris

Ikuta Ryokuchi Park's Iris Garden

About 2,800 iris bulbs bloom at the iris pond.

Late June to mid July

Tokaku-in Temple’s azaleas

Tokaku-in Temple’s azaleas

Each carefully clipped into a round shape, the azaleas in the front garden in colors of red, white, and purple are a spectacular sight.

Late April to Early May

Jyokei-ji-Temple’s hydrangeas

Jyokei-ji-Temple’s hydrangeas

More than 1,000 hydrangeas cover the temple compound with an exuberance show of flowers.

June

Kuji’s Japanese apricots

Kuji's plum grove

This whole neighborhood used to be an plum grove. There is a gate from a row-house called Umeyashiki.

Mid Feb to mid March

Tamagawa River’s pear

Tamagawa Nashi pear

These are pear trees cultivated along Tamagawa River. At harvest time, farms are open to the public for pear-picking.

JA Ceresa Kawasaki, Agriculture Management Section

044-877-2509

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Hot Spring

Shiraku-no-yu Hot Spring

Shiraku-no-yu Hot Spring

Shiraku-no-yu Hot Spring boasts an outdoor hot spring bath built from 330 tons of andesite rocks brought from Yatsugatake. Come to relax in the dense and high tonicity hot spring water. The adjacent restaurant Shirakutei serves buckwheat noodles.

044-533-8888

4-314-1 Tsukagoshi, Saiwai-ku

Arima Ryoyou Hot Spring Hotel

Arima Ryoyou Hot Spring Hotel

The therapeutic hot spring water, known as the “healing-light spring,” has an amber color and gives your skin a golden sheen.

044-877-5643

3-5-31 Higashiarima, Miyamae-ku

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River

Tamagawa River

Tamagawa River

The source of Tamagawa River lies within Mt. Kasatori in Yamanashi Prefecture. The 138-km long Tamagawa is known as Kawasaki’s “mother river.”

Egawa Seseragi Boardwalk

Egawa Seseragi Boardwalk

After Egawa was no longer needed as adrainage channel due to the completion of asewage system,it was turned into a small stream with a boardwalk built along its bank

Nikaryo Yosui Canal

Nikaryo Yosui Canal

This is a canal built in the Edo period by Jidayu Koizumi, and is no doubt the root of Kawasaki’s industries.

Hirasegawa River

Hirasegawa River

Hirasegawa River runs from Sugao in Miyamae ward and channels into the Tamagawa River at Kuji in Takatsu ward.

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Tama Rivers Walking Tour

The Tama River is known as Kawasaki's "mother river."The following
are some of the recommended hiking courses that take you to various landmarks along Tama River.

Tama Rivers Walking Tour