Saitama-ken Travel Guide

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    Little shop on Penny Candy Lane
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    On the way up to Shouden temple
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  • Day trip to see Chichibu's Shibazakura

    Kawagoe Off The Beaten Path

    In the mountains of Saitama Prefecture, west of Tokyo, is the beautiful town of Chichibu, a city famous for nature and an anime cartoon called Anohana. We visited in the spring, and were fortunate to find the beautiful shibazakura in early bloom at Hitsujiyama Park. Here you can see beautiful fields of pink and white moss phlox in bloom in April...

  • Kawagoe Prince Hotel

    Kawagoe Hotels

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  • Coedo Tsukishima Roji Beer

    Kawagoe Things to Do

    During a recent visit to Tsukishima, a man-made island in Tokyo Bay, I found Tsukishima Roji (Alley) Beer, which I later discovered is made by Kawagoe's great Coedo Brewery. This beer is sold at some of the 70 traditional monja restaurants that line one shopping street near Tsukishima station. Tsukishima Roji Beer has a white and brown label with...



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  • Railway Museum Kids Area

    Omiya Things to Do

    I thought I'd add this to my previous tip, as this outdoor area is great for kids and my 2 year old loved it.I really recommend the Railway Museum for people visiting the greater Tokyo area with small children.

  • Palace Hotel Omiya

    Omiya Hotels

    1-7-5 Sakuragi-Cho,Saitama-Shi, Saitama-Shi, Omiya

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • The Railway Museum

    Omiya Things to Do

    Trains are very much part of the fabric of life in Japan, and Japan has a very extensive railway network.It's no surprise then that such a museum exists. In fact it was reopened on this sprawling site several years back.You'll see a variety of trains from different eras, and there is quite a display on the history of the railroad in Japan and...


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