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Icicles of Misotuchinoturara
©AFLO, Nobuo Kawaguchi
A place to enjoy the scenic beauty of the winter in Okuchichibu. Water trickling from the rocks freezes, creating works of art in ice. The icicles are illuminated in the evenings throughout the period of the ”Otaki Ice Festival,” creating a fairytale-like scenery.
4066-2 Otaki, Chichibu, Saitama
Beginning of January - end of February: 8:00 - 17:00 (May vary depending on the year) (During the evening illumination period, the illumination is turned off at 19:00 on weekdays, and at 21:00 on weekends and national holidays)
May vary depending on the condition of the icicles.
Jan., Feb., Mar.
The period when the "Otaki Ice Festival" is held, along with the period when the area can be visited, may vary depending on the condition of the icicles.
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