Ennichi, where one can always find in the vicinity of a matsuri booths selling souvenirs and food such as takoyaki, yakitori, kakigoori, hiyashiame, and games, such as Goldfish scooping, Yoyo balloon fishing. Karaoke contests, sumo matches, and other forms of entertainment are often organized in conjunction with matsuri.
Hanayashiki was opened as a flower park in 1853, when Commodore of the US Navy Matthew Calbraith Perry visited our country with his black ships in the late Edo era. Nowadays, Hanayashiki is operating as an amusement park where it is overflowing with 20 kinds of attractions and lunchrooms. Shops in the park also have a wide range of souvenirs, like park original goods.
In addition to the play equipment that was installed in 1872, there were also exotic birds, animals, and western moving pictures that made the facilities popular. Tiger quintuplets, which are rare in the world, were born in 1923. The first lion in Japan was born in 1931. The mini train, picture-story shows, mini pool, and the oldest attraction in Hanayashiki, "Surprizing House" were opened in 1949.