Neighborhood in Saitama:

Kawagoe

About Kawagoe

Visiting Kawagoe, you can stroll through streets with preserved Edo-era warehouse buildings, turned into shops, cafes and museums. The city has a modern waterpark and hundreds of historical sites. Visitors can try many new activities. Home to Kawagoe Castle and the famous Coedo brewery, this city just 1 hour from Tokyo has so much to offer.

Sights in Kawagoe

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Kawagoe Station

Kawagoe Station is a slice of old Japan in Tokyo. It has both Tobu and JR line connections.

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Kawagoe Aquatic Park

Located in less than 40 minutes northwest of Ikebukuro Station, Kawagoe Aquatic Park centres around a whopping great ship that protrudes from the middle of the

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Tama Sushi (Kawagoe Atre Maruhiro)

Tama Sushi is a long-established chain of sushi restaurants in Japan. They're one of the very few sushi restaurants that will offer diners not used to raw fish,

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Kawagoe Kurazukuri Museum

This museum, which was the former residence of a tobacco wholesale dealer, displays objects used in everyday life at the end of the 19th century.

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Osawa House

It is the oldest storehouse in Kawagoe and designated as a national important cultural property since it represents one of the few remaining storehouses that we

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Kashiya Yokocho (Penny Candy Lane)

There are about 20 candy shops along the stone-paved Kashiya Yokocho (Penny Candy Lane) selling candy, rice crackers, dango dumplings, ice cream and other taste

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Saitama Risona Bank

The Western-style building was constructed in 1918. The building still serves as a bank and is a registered tangible cultural property.

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Kawagoe Festival Museum

This museum displays various materials and actual floats that were used for the Kawagoe Festival.

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Toki no Kane (Time Bell Tower)

This tower is an exact replica of the 17th-century original and continues its role as the symbol of Kawagoe and also notifies citizens of the hour four times a

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Kita-in Temple

Kita-in is the head temple of the Tendai Sect in the Kanto Region. It is also home to the 500 Rakan statues dating from the Tokugawa period. Each statue differ

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Naritasan Kawagoe Betsuin Temple

Kawagoe's temple is usually visited as part of a tour of four temples in the area. It is also known for the antique fair held on the 28th of each month.

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Renkei-ji Temple

Many people visit here to pray for the safety of their family, safe childbirth, and child rearing.