Kawagoe Highlight Group tour

A local guide who knows Kawagoe well will guide you with strong love for the region. This tour takes you to the highlights of Kawagoe’s sightseeing such as Time bell tower, Old storehouse street and Candy Lane. Furthermore, we could let you know the charms of Kawagoe by local views.
At first, let’s toast with a cup of Japanese sake at Koedo Kurari which is a sake experience spot. There are variety of Sake from the prefecture. And you can choose your favorite one at the modern vending machine. Then, the tour visits a local shrine and experience Shinto style customs a little. Let’s walk around Kawagoe’s backstreets like locals.
When we arrive at the famous old storehouse street, we will be surprised by its well-balanced street that it is unified by old style buildings with a black plastered wall.
During the tour you can understand the present days and the old days of Japan’s ordinally life. Because this is a historical merchant town, “Kawagoe”.
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* Duration: 2 hours
* Starts: Kawagoe, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




A local guide who knows Kawagoe well will guide you with strong love for the region. This tour takes you to the highlights of Kawagoe’s sightseeing such as Time bell tower, Old storehouse street and Candy Lane. Furthermore, we could let you know the charms of Kawagoe by local views.
At first, let’s toast with a cup of Japanese sake at Koedo Kurari which is a sake experience spot. There are variety of Sake from the prefecture. And you can choose your favorite one at the modern vending machine. Then, the tour visits a local shrine and experience Shinto style customs a little. Let’s walk around Kawagoe’s backstreets like locals.
When we arrive at the famous old storehouse street, we will be surprised by its well-balanced street that it is unified by old style buildings with a black plastered wall.
During the tour you can understand the present days and the old days of Japan’s ordinally life. Because this is a historical merchant town, “Kawagoe”.
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Koedo Kurari, 1-10-1 Shintomicho, Kawagoe 350-0043 Saitama Prefecture

Meeting point. Tourists facility (Souvenir shop, Restaurant and Sake tasting palace. *A small cup of Sake is included.). Clean restrooms are avalable.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Kawagoe Kumano Shrine, 17-1 Renjakicho, Kawagoe 350-0066 Saitama Prefecture

Local shinto shrine. Experience local shinto culture.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Taisho Roman Yume Dori, Renjakucho, Kawagoe 350-0066 Saitama Prefecture

Old buildings line up along with a nostalgic cobblestone street.
There are some histrical buildings represented by famous eel restaurant “Ogagiku”.

Stop At: Nakacho Tourist Information Center, 2-3 Nakacho, Kawagoe 350-0065 Saitama Prefecture

It is located in an original old warehouse. You can experience the inside of the warehouse.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Kawagoe Ichibangai Shopping Street, Nakacho, Kawagoe 350-0063 Saitama Prefecture

A main street of Kawagoe sightseeing. Important taraditional buildings preservation site. A lot of souvenir shops and restaurant including such as Japanese traditional knives stores, sweet potato cnfectionaries and varied local restaurants.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Kameyaeisen, 5-6 Saiwaicho, Kawagoe 350-0063 Saitama Prefecture

The store is filled with numerous cute bag-packed sweets. A nostalgic and retro atmosphere.

Stop At: Toki no Kane, 15-7 Saiwaicho, Kawagoe 350-0063 Saitama Prefecture

A landmark of sightseeing in Kawagoe. Take memorable group photos infront of it.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Osawa Family Residence, 1-15-2, MotomachI, Kawagoe Saitama Prefecture

The oldest storehouse building in Kawagoe Ichibangai street. A souvenir shop with a historic atmosphere.

Stop At: Kashiya Yokocho, 2 Motomachi, Kawagoe 350-0062 Saitama Prefecture

Small candy stores line up along the lane. The nostalgic pavement is quite photogenic. Handmade candies tasting.

Duration: 15 minutes