Sights in Saitama

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Sky of Poppy Field

See over 3 million red and pink poppies dancing in the summer wind in Saitama's Sky of Poppy Field.

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Wired Kitchen (Kawagoe Atre)

With many stores in and around the Kanto region, this chain cafe offers original and popular menu items. Wired Kitchen is known for their modern, relaxing inter

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Mamezo

This coffee shop is located in the nostalgic Edo period town called "Little Edo". Kawagoe is well known for the Koedo (Little Edo) tourist attraction that featu

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Saitama Prefectural Gokoku Jinja Shrine

“Gokoku” is a type of Shinto shrine, designated as a place of worship for those who have died in war. The Saitama Prefectural Gokoku Jinja Shrine is said to ens

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Omiya Park

This public recreation ground is considered one of the most popular parks in the Saitama area. Measuring about 67.9 ha, Omiya Park is locally known for its Japa

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Saitama City Central Library

This public library is located in the city Saitama. Saitama City is made up of four former towns: Urawa, Omiya, Yono and Iwatsuki. The Saitama City Central Libr

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Hikawa No Mori Bunkakan

Featuring monthly events for various types of media, this art gallery mainly focuses on the themes "history" and "culture". The Hikawa No Mori Bunkakan aims to

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Saiun-ji Temple

Originating from the early Edo period, this temple belongs to the Jodo sect of Buddhism. It enshrines a Jizo statue, said to help with ensuring academic achieve

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Snoopy Town Shop (Saitama Hanyu)

This branch of the popular merchandise shop chain features official goods from the popular American comic Peanuts. The Peanuts gang, and Snoopy in particular, h

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Snoopy Town Shop (LalaPort Fujimi)

This toy shop features official goods from the Peanuts gang and their dog Snoopy. The iconic beagle has been a very popular international character in Japan sin

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Wakao

Set in a traditional Japanese-style house, this lunch spot makes homemade buckwheat soba. Guests sit on the floor in traditional rooms with tatami mats. Closed

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Totoro's Forest

Located in Tokorozawa City, Saitama, this forest is said to have inspired Totoro, one of the famous Studio Ghibli films. The Totoro no Furusato Foundation was e

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Nekoya

This cafe allows visitors to pet and play with various cats. Some of the cat breeds include Scottish Fold, Munchkin, Bengal, Norwegian Forest, Japanese Bobtail,

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Hodosan Ropeway (Mount Hodo Base Station)

Visitors can enjoy the 5-minute ropeway ride to the top of Mount Hodo, with panoramic views of the plum, cherry or azalea blossoms, as well as the autumn leaves

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Yoshimi Underground War Plant

This historic site is situated underneath the Hundred Caves of Yoshimi. It was constructed during WWII for the purpose of manufacturing war planes. Only parts o

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Hundred Caves of Yoshimi

These caves are horizontal graves that were created during the Kofun era (late 6th century to late 7th century). In the year 1923, they were designated as natio

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Mitsumine Jinja Shrine

Mitsumine Jinja is one of the three great shrines of the Chichibu area. Considered to be a strong "power spot" (a place that exhibits a large amount of positive

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Hitsujiyama Park

Considered as a spring sightseeing spot, Hitsujiyama park is located on Shibazakura Hill. The park contains an average of 1000 cherry trees from different breed