Things to do in Saitama, Japan

Kawagoe: A one-day trip
Take a trip to the Edo period. Kawagoe City!
Most of the old Japanese scenery was burned to the ground during WWII, which makes Kawagoe valuable
Take your sweet time in Kawagoe Candy Alley!
Kawagoe Candy Alley has maintained more than twenty of its retro confectionery stores since the Meij
Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine
Experience the Edo period, one hour from Tokyo!
Do you have a little extra time during your visit to Tokyo? Looking for a place to immerse yoursel
Kannako Dam
Shimokubo Dam in Saitama Prefecture, where you can view the beautiful winter cherry blossoms and autumn foliage.
If you like nature, visit Shimokubo Dam! Most of the land in Japan is very mountainous and electr
A festival for the secret date between the God of Mount Bukō and Myoken Bosatsu, “Chichibu-Yo matsuri”.(Saitama Pref.)(MOVIE) The highlight is Kasaboko-lifting, held on the 3rd night. “Chichibu-Y
A Koedo street.
Strolling around Kawagoe’s retro “Koedo”, featured in the anime, “Kamisama Kiss”!
Kawagoe’s appeal is its warehouse style architecture! Many of you have heard the word “edo”. As
The Kawagoe Festival
Kawagoe, a town of beautiful storehouses, holds it’s annual festival for two magical, glittering days! "The Kawagoe Festival" (Saitama)【MOVIE】 The Kawagoe Festival is held on the third weekend in October each year
On the day of Boy’s Festival, why not give the doll, Kakinuma Ningyo to your precious boys?
The history of Koshigaya, Saitama Prefecture and Kimekomi dolls. Kimekomi dolls are said to hav
The roots of ”hina-ningyo” (Kakinuma Ningyo Pt. 1)
Among the many seasonal enjoyments of Japan is a festival on the 3rd of March known as the “momo-n
Start from Mitsumine Shrine! Let’s hike up “Myohoga-dake” mountain, full of spiritual energy that cleanses your mind and body.
Why not hike up the mountain after visiting Mitsumine Shrine? We had previously introduced the
On February 3rd, Chase the demons away by throwing beans! Gomottomo sama’s “Setsubun” Festival at Mitsumine Shrine.
Setsubun is a bean-throwing event held at the beginning of spring to chase out ogres. Every yea
Let’s find the hidden “Dust bunnies” at a century old cultural asset in Saitama Prefecture!
I went to “Kurosuke’s house” in Tokorozawa city in Saitama Prefecture operated by the Totoro Fund
Ogawa city, Saitama Prefecture is home of ”Japanese paper,” registered as intangible cultural assets.
“Japanese paper” is registered as intangible cultural heritage for its thinness, strength, and bea
A festival for the secret date between the God of Mount Bukō and Myoken Bosatsu, “Chichibu-Yo matsuri”.
The highlight is Kasaboko-lifting, held on the 3rd night. “Chichibu-Yo Matsuri” is a regular