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Gyoda City

Historical and interesting place in Saitama

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About Gyoda City

Gyoda City is located in northern Saitama. It developed as a castle town around Oshi Castle built in 1490. Nine large ancient tombs built before the 7th century remain in this pastoral Sakitama area. Gyoda Castle, which was constructed nearly 500 years ago and also known as NOBO NO SHIRO (The Floating Castle).

Gyoda is also famous for "Tabi" the Japanese traditional sock people put on with Kimono. You can visit the castle and even go inside of it to experience more history of Gyoda. A nice park with named "Suijyou Koen" is really enjoyable in all four seasons.