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Kawagoe Matsuri

Every year on the 3rd Saturday and Sunday of October it's time for the exciting Kawagoe Matsuri. It maintains a history of more than 360 years.

Hanata-en Garden

Hanata-en, a secret garden in Koshigaya City, is a classic Japanese strolling garden. Within the garden is a charming wooden bridge over a pond stocked with koi, a tea house that also does music and poetry events, and a full noh drama theater with regular performances.

Iwatsuki Doll History Museum

Iwatsuki Ward, Saitama City has a centuries-long history of doll manufacturing. Two museums and many doll showrooms in Iwatsuki display traditional and modern examples of the doll making art.

Kawagoe's Old Town: Bell Tower

The Bell Tower is the symbol of Old Town in Kawagoe City, Saitama. A town preserved in historical appearance and manner, it's a beautiful place to explore. The Bell Tower looms above it all.

Keyakihiroba Beer Festival, Saitama

Look! Beer! Keyaki Hiroba Beer Festival in Saitama is considered to be one of the best in the country, offering a world-class selection of locally-produced craft beers from throughout Japan, from as little as ¥300.

A Day in Kawagoe

Kawagoe is quite famous in the Kanto area. Every year more than five million sightseers visit this small little Edo-style town, also known as “Little Edo” or “ko-edo”