A park surrounded with the nature of Hanno. Enjoy the colorful, beautiful landscapes of each season.

Akebono Children’s Forest Park opened in July 1997 after being designated the ”Heisei Commemorative Children’s Forest Park.” Admission is free. It was built in the hope that children would develop into thoughtful individuals. The park has colorful and beautiful landscapes each season. In spring and summer, plants and flowers bloom richly, and in fall, the area turns vivid red. Winter brings white, mysterious landscapes of snow. Monthly events include introducing traditional Japanese toys: beanbags, bilboquets, spinning tops, stacked Daruma games, menkos (a game where you slap down a card in order to turn over your opponent's), fukuwarai (like pin the tail on the donkey), tiddlywinks, and a stamp rally (collecting a series of stamps). About a 20-minute walk from Motokaji Station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line.


  • Address

    Hanno-shi, Saitama 893-1, Azu, 357-0046

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  • Nearest Station
    Motokaji Station
    ・ Seibu Ikebukuro Line
    20 minutes on foot
  • Phone Number


    Our staff may only be able to communicate in Japanese.


  • Hours
    Tuesday 9:00am - 7:30pm
    Wednesday 9:00am - 7:30pm
    Thursday 9:00am - 7:30pm
    Friday 9:00am - 7:30pm
    Saturday 9:00am - 7:30pm
    Sunday 9:00am - 7:30pm
  • Closed
    If a national holiday falls on a Monday, it is open on the day and on the following day it will be closed. A New Year’s holiday (December 28th – January 4th).