07 Top Highlight
Top sightseeing: Heirin temple (jap. 平林寺), throughout the year
08 Top Highlight
Top sightseeing: Water to stop wildfire (jap. 野火止用水), throughout the year
09 Top Highlight
Top sightseeing: Suizokuken wood (jap. 睡足軒の森), throughout the year
13 Herbstlaub
Autumn leaves in: Heirin temple (jap. 平林寺), 11/21 to 12/10
14 Andere Blüte
Field mustard in flower: Surroundings of the general athletic park (jap. 総合運動公園周辺), 11/21 to 12/10
20 Ältestes Gebäude
Oldest building: Owada Hikawa shrine (jap. 大和田氷川神社). Built in 0802.
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Niiza, City in Japan

General Information about Niiza

Niiza (Niiza) is a city within Saitama prefecture in the Kantō region. Sister cities of Niiza are Jyväskylä in the Republic of Finland and Neuruppin in the Federal Republic of Germany.

You can easily reach the suburbs of Niiza by local rail services in 2 stations.

Travel tips for Niiza


Top Niiza destinations for your sightseeing are the Heirin temple (平林寺) throughout the year, the Water to stop wildfire (野火止用水) throughout the year and the Suizokuken wood (睡足軒の森) throughout the year.

Culture and History

The oldest building in the city was constructed in the year 0802 and is named Owada Hikawa shrine (大和田氷川神社).

Hot spring

If you want to take a hot bath in Niiza, the spa Niiza (にいざ温泉) brings you relaxation and is also good for Sprains. The address: Honda 2-1-5 (本多2-1-5).


Do you already own a souvenir from Niiza? You could buy for example Niiza brand certified products, available in the Niiza direct sales center of agricultural products.

Flowers and Foliage

The plum flowers from 02/01 to 02/28 and is the most beautiful in the Heirin temple (平林寺). Discover the cherry blossom in Niiza from 03/21 to 04/10, best in the Surroundings of the general athletic park (総合運動公園周辺). The maple trees changing colour in Niiza is the highlight in the romantic autumn. Discover in the Heirin temple (平林寺), how the leaves turn from golden yellow to shining red. Start is around the 11/21 and the foliage lasts until 12/10. To mention in Niiza is Field mustard in flower, which you can see in the Surroundings of the general athletic park (総合運動公園周辺) from 03/21 to 04/10.