It's Just Like a Fairy Tale at Tove Jansson Akebono Children's Forest Park in Saitama!

Written by Editorial department
26 Mar 2019
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In Saitama Prefecture, there is Tove Jansson Akebono Children's Forest Park. Scattered throughout the park are places where the spirit of Tove Jansson lives on. A fairy-tale writer from Northern Europe, she created the world-famous Moomin character. This park is full of cute buildings and natural spaces for visitors to enjoy.

Inside the park, there is a Mushroom House. Featuring a fireplace, the first floor serves as a gathering place. The second floor reveals a mysterious space...

The Mushroom House
The Mushroom House
Cafe PUISTO, a Northern European style cafe
Cafe PUISTO, a Northern European style cafe

Basic information on Tove Jansson Akebono Children's Forest Park

Address
893-1 Azu, Hanno City, Saitama
Access
20-minute walk from Motokaji Station on the Seibu-Ikebukuro line.
Tel
042-972-7711
Hours
9:00am-5:00pm (*Hours can vary in different seasons.)
Cafe PUISTO: 10:00am-4:30pm (L.O. 4:00pm)
Closed
Every Monday (in case Monday is a national holiday, closed on the next weekday)
Admission
Free
URL(English)
https://www.city.hanno.lg.jp/akebono_en