Ideno Sightseeing Chestnut Garden

"Chestnut Gathering", a Fall Activity in the Mountains"Ideno Sightseeing Chestnut Garden" in Sanze Village, Saga City is a location where you can gather chestnuts in September. With a reputation for being able to gather sweet chestnuts with big grains, it is not surprising that a lot of people come here every year!Walking around the garden to look for the chestnuts in their burr on the ground, and picking them up using a tong is something everyone from kids to adults can enjoy!Let's enjoy gathering gifts from the autumnal mountain"Ideno Sightseeing Chestnut Garden" in Sanze Village, Saga City is located on a plateau full of green, where approximately 1,600 chestnut trees are planted. Even though the garden is open for a limited time (weekends and holidays in September only), this garden has become very famous.It is because the chestnuts in this garden have a reputation for being sweet and having big grains. Being introduced on television shows several times spurred its fame, attracting many people every year in the gathering period.When the chestnuts ripen, they fall on the ground, while still in their burr. They can be picked up as you walk around the garden. You can borrow tongs and buckets for free (taking home chestnuts are 700 yen/kg). If you are hungry, you can try some light food such as chestnut buns, steamed rice with chestnuts, shishi soup (soup with boar meat), rice balls, and rainbow trout grilled with salt!Anyone from kids to seniors can enjoy chestnut gathering, so how about spending an autumn day here with your family and friends?*As of 16th March 2018

Tags nature
conversation | Review
Been here before? Why not add a review! Add a review
Loading Conversation
conversation | Review
conversation | Q & A
Got a question about the attraction? Ask away!
Loading Conversation
conversation | Q & A

One of Japan’s Three Grand Ina...

Yutoku Inari Shrine enshrines a god of food, clothing, and shelter, and is one of the Three Grand Inari Shrines of Japan. It was e...

Read more

One of the best hot springs of...

Located in the west part of Saga Prefecture, Ureshino Onsen hot spring resort has a long history of healing people’s minds and bod...

Read more

Sweet, transparent squid sashi...

Located in the northern part of Kyushu, Yobuko Town is famous for delicious squid from the Genkai Sea. The main local specialty is...

Read more

Red spider lilies: heralds of ...

You can enjoy expansive rural landscapes everywhere in Saga Prefecture, but the sight near the Eriyama settlement of 600 terraced ...

Read more