Private Tour - A Photography Based tour in Kawagoe for Architecture Lovers

International architectural styles in Kawagoe’s historical Coedo Town.

Kawagoe, with its streets filled with traditional houses and old warehouses, is a popular place for those who wish to experience the history of Japan. This impressive town not only has Japanese style architecture, but it is also a place where you can enjoy beautiful, retro-looking Western style architecture as well.

We recommend you bring your camera to capture this interesting townscape, with its mix of architectural styles. We also recommend you visit in the evening/late afternoon when other tourists have started to leave and the town is calmer and more peaceful. If you are at all interested in architecture or photography, this tour is not one to miss!
* Duration: 3 to 4 hours
* Starts: Kawagoe, Japan
* Trip Category: Private & Custom Tours >> Private Sightseeing Tours




International architectural styles in Kawagoe’s historical Coedo Town.

Kawagoe, with its streets filled with traditional houses and old warehouses, is a popular place for those who wish to experience the history of Japan. This impressive town not only has Japanese style architecture, but it is also a place where you can enjoy beautiful, retro-looking Western style architecture as well.

We recommend you bring your camera to capture this interesting townscape, with its mix of architectural styles. We also recommend you visit in the evening/late afternoon when other tourists have started to leave and the town is calmer and more peaceful. If you are at all interested in architecture or photography, this tour is not one to miss!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Shimano Coffee Taishō-kan, Japan, 〒350-0066 Saitama, Kawagoe, Renjakuchō, 13−7

This beautiful stone building was built 80 years ago and looks like something from a set of an old movie.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Kawagoe Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 1-12 Nakacho, Kawagoe 350-0065 Saitama Prefecture

This chamber that looks like the Parthenon stands in the middle of an old Japanese town.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: 日本聖公会川越キリスト教会, Japan, 〒350-0056 Saitama, Kawagoe, Matsuechō, 2-chōme−4−13 川越教会

Kawagoe Christ Church: The interior of this beautiful brick church is just as beautiful as the exterior, with a mix of wooden structures and bricks.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Moderntei Taiyoken, Japan, 〒350-0062 Saitama, Kawagoe, Motomachi, 1-chōme−1−23

This pink building with stained glass windows is a popular place to take photos.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kurazukuri no Machinami / Little Edo Warehouse District, Nakacho, Kawagoe, Saitama 350-0065, Japan

This street is filled with converted warehouses. Shop in between visiting the scheduled locations of the tour!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Saitama Resona Bank Kawagoe (Former 85th Bank Honten), 4-1 Saiwaicho, Kawagoe 350-0063 Saitama Prefecture

This bank with a green dome has a very unique exterior.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Hokari Dental Clinic, Japan, 〒350-0065 Saitama, Kawagoe, Nakachō, 6−6 山吉ビル 1F

This beautiful concrete building is currently used as a dental clinic!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Rerere no Record, Japan, 〒350-0066 Saitama, Kawagoe, Renjakuchō, 8−2−2

Try the locally brewed Coedo Beer in this record shop-like coffee shop.

Duration: 40 minutes