Koedo In Kawagoe, halfl-day tour

Kawagoe has good access and it is a very convenient tourist spot. Kawagoe is a town of history retaining the culture and aroma of Edo period 400 years ago. Why not visit the temples and learn about historical heritage, and fill up on Japanese food at an authentic Japanese restaurant?

Taking a stroll through the town, you will feel as if you have a travel back in time to ancient Edo period. You can experience the traditional and pure Japan which you can not see in Tokyo. At the Ichiban-gai street, you will see see 100% fire -resistant houses which are more than 100 years old, and “Toki-no-kane”, which is said to be the highest wooden belfry in Japan. Do not forget eating local specialties, sweet potato, grilled eel and various sweets.
* Duration: 6 hours
* Starts: Toshima, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Kawagoe has good access and it is a very convenient tourist spot. Kawagoe is a town of history retaining the culture and aroma of Edo period 400 years ago. Why not visit the temples and learn about historical heritage, and fill up on Japanese food at an authentic Japanese restaurant?

Taking a stroll through the town, you will feel as if you have a travel back in time to ancient Edo period. You can experience the traditional and pure Japan which you can not see in Tokyo. At the Ichiban-gai street, you will see see 100% fire -resistant houses which are more than 100 years old, and “Toki-no-kane”, which is said to be the highest wooden belfry in Japan. Do not forget eating local specialties, sweet potato, grilled eel and various sweets.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Kitain, 1-20-1 Kosenbamachi, Kawagoe 350-0036 Saitama Prefecture

A buddhist temple of Tendai sect

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine, 2-11-3 Miyashitamachi, Kawagoe 350-0052 Saitama Prefecture

Established in the Kofun period, 1,500 years ago. Important cultural property of the Saitama prefecture.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kawagoe City Museum, 2-30-1 Kuruwamachi, Kawagoe 350-0053 Saitama Prefecture

Kawagoe city museum, to learn about Kawagoe’s history

Duration: 1 hour

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

“Toki-no-kane”, Time Bell Tower, Warehoue Street

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kawagoe Matsuri Kaikan, 2-1-10 Motomachi, Kawagoe 350-0062 Saitama Prefecture

Kawagoe Festival Museum, folk museum

Duration: 30 minutes