"What to Do & See" in Kawagoe, Tokorozawa, Higashimatsuyama

Seibu Lions and Tourist Attractions

Seibu Amusement Park
Near MetLife Dome, there is Seibu amusement park. Seibu Amusement Park has the Sky Tower and Ferris wheel, which offer wonderful views from a height of 80 meters above the ground, as well as many attractions for family to enjoy.

And for sightseeing in Saitama, the City of Kawagoe would be the place.

From Seibu Stadium Station to Kawagoe, you have to change trains on the way, but it takes about 40 minutes. In Kawagoe, there is a place where you can feel the atmosphere of the Edo period with historical buildings called "Kurazukuri." There are many shops, and you can have a good time while taking a walk around the Kurazukuri area.

If you are interested in history, "Kawagoe Daishi Kitain" is about a 10 minute walk from "Hon-Kawagoe Station," and includes attractions such as the birthplace of Tokugawa Iemitsu, Kasuga no Tsubone makeup room, and the Gohyaku Rakan Statues.

Kawagoe Daishi "Kitain"

Address: 1-20-1, Kosenbamachi, Kawagoe, Saitama
Admission: 400 yen.

Please check the official website for details.

Kurazukuri Townscape/ Time Bell Tower, Museum etc.

"Kurazukuri no Machinami (Townscape of Kurazukuri)" still remains in Kawagoe. Kurazukuri is an ingenious fireproof building to prevent fires from spreading and developed as a machiya style in Edo. It retains the image of Edo that you cannot see in Tokyo now.

Address: 15-7, Saiwaicho, Kawagoe, Saitama
Directions: Take the Seibu Shinjuku Line to "Hon-Kawagoe Station" and walk for 20 minutes.

Kawagoe City/Kurazukuri Street Website
Kawagoe City Official Website/ Tourist Attractions

Former Yamazaki Family Old Villa

Built in 1925, the former Yamazaki Family Old Villa has a high historical value and is designated as an Important Cultural Property of Japan.

Kawagoe City/ Former Yamazaki Family Old Villa Website
Kawagoe City Official Website/ Tourist Attractions

Address: 2-7-8, Matsuecho, Kawagoe, Saitama
Directions: Take the Seibu Shinjuku Line to "Hon-Kawagoe Station" and walk for 15 minutes.
Admission: 100 yen
Hours: April to September 9:30 to 18:30/October to March 9:30 to 17:30,
The museum is closed on the first and third Wednesdays, and during the New Year holidays (Dec.29 - Jan. 1)

 The Nagashima Family House (Former Samurai Residence)

This old samurai residence was a residence of middle class samurai in the late Edo period, and this is the only place in Saitama Prefecture where the buildings of that period still exist.

Address: 5-3, Mikubocho, Kawagoe, Saitama,
Directions: Take the Seibu Shinjuku Line to "Hon-Kawagoe Station" and walk for 20 minutes.

Kawagoe City/ Nagashima Family House Website
Kawagoe City Official Website/ Tourist Attractions

Stadiums/Arenas

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