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Hinamatsuri Display

Hinamatsuri Display

Feb 13 - Mar 6th

From February 13 to March 6, 2019, view rare dolls from over a hundred years ago in celebration of Hinamatsuri (Girl's Day)..

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Bikkuri Hinamatsuri

Bikkuri Hinamatsuri

Feb 19 - Mar 8th

The traditional "doll appreciation season" is just around the corner! Enjoy this hina-doll festival that is held in a historical..

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The 11th Kinchakuda Spring Festival

The 11th Kinchakuda Spring Festival

Mid Apr

This festival was formerly known as the Nanohana Festival (菜の花まつり) as it is timed when the nanohana (rapeseed flowers) a..

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Where to eat in Saitama

Places to stay in Saitama

Grantia Hanyu Spa Resort

Grantia Hanyu Spa Resort

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Nothing beats the experience of staying in resort and spa. Warmth smile and helpful staff, convenient amenities, delicious and fresh..

Hatogo Ichiban

Hatogo Ichiban

Febry Fawzi

Experience the tatami-matted rooms, onsen bath, yukata, and delicious food at Hatogo Ichiban, Chichibu, Saitama

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Frespo Yashio

Frespo Yashio

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A 3-storey modern shopping centre in Yashio City, Frespo Yashio is next to Yashio Station on the Tsukuba Express Line. Home to stores..

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About Saitama

Okinawa Nagasaki Fukuoka Saga Kumamoto Kagoshima Miyazaki Oita Ehime Kochi Tokushima Kagawa Yamaguchi Hiroshima Okayama Tottori Shimane Hyogo Kyoto Osaka Wakayama Nara Shiga Mie Fukui Ishikawa Toyama Gifu Aichi Nagano Shizuoka Niigata Yamanashi Kanagawa Tokyo Saitama Gunma Tochigi Chiba Ibaraki Fukushima Miyagi Yamagata Iwate Akita Aomori Hokkaido
Region Kanto
Island Honshu
Capital Saitama
Population 7,194,556
Area 3797.75 sq. km

Just above Tokyo, Saitama Prefecture (埼玉県, Saitama-ken) is more than just a suburb for commuters to the nation’s capital. 

The city of Kawagoe is famous for its traditional kura-zukuri style warehouses, which remain from the 18th and 19th centuries and house many souvenir shops. The Railway Museum is also an intriguing site, while if you need to do some shopping, Aeon Lake Town in Koshigaya, the largest shopping mall in Japan, is your answer. The Tobu Zoo is one of the most popular zoos in the Kanto area and a great place to take children to.

The northern half of Saitama is abundant with nature, especially the Chichibu region, known for its many mountains and temples. The Nagatoro Valley is renowned for its beautiful scenery and whitewater rafting.

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