Hidaka, City in Japan
General Information about Hidaka
Hidaka (Hidaka) is a middle town within Saitama prefecture in the Kantō region. Sister city of Hidaka is Osan in South Korea.
You can easily reach the suburbs of Hidaka by local rail services in 4 stations. Approx. 3.560.000 travelers are here annually on the rails.
Famous persons connected with Hidaka are Kenzo Takabayashi (1832 - 1901) and Tadashi Kanda (born 1941).
Travel tips for Hidaka
Top Hidaka destinations for your sightseeing are the Kinchaku field (巾着田) throughout the year, the Komago old farm house (高麗郷古民家) throughout the year and the Saiboku Ham (サイボクハム) throughout the year.
Culture and History
Cultural roots make Hidaka tourism particularly attractive. National heritage respectively national treasure are the Komago old farm house (高麗郷古民家) and the Komage Jutaku (高麗家住宅).
The oldest building in the city was constructed in the year 0703 and is named Nonomiya Shrine (野々宮神社).
If you want to take a hot bath in Hidaka, the spa Kachoufugetsu (花鳥風月) brings you relaxation and is also good for Fatigue recovery. The address: Shimo Ooyazawa 546 (下大谷沢546).
You want to eat well and enjoy a drink in Hidaka? Koma Nabe (高麗鍋) is recommended by locals.
Flowers and Foliage
The plum flowers from 03/01 to 03/31 and is the most beautiful in the Komage Jutaku (高麗家住宅). Discover the cherry blossom in Hidaka from 03/21 to 04/10, best in the Kinchaku field (巾着田). A feeling of summer freshness brings the lotus blossom from 07/01 to 08/31, to view in the Kinchaku field (巾着田). The maple trees changing colour in Hidaka is the highlight in the romantic autumn. Discover in the Yokote gorge (横手渓谷), how the leaves turn from golden yellow to shining red. Start is around the 11/20 and the foliage lasts until 11/30. To mention in Hidaka is the Red spider lilly in flower, which you can see in the Kinchaku field (巾着田) from 09/20 to 09/30.