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Best things to do in Kawagoe

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“Kawagoe is one of the famous place as a typical traditional city in "Edo" period(100 years ago) near Tokyo. There are a lot of traditional old building like a Kyoto. You can get there within 50min ”
4 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“縁結びの神様として有名です。二日間で100万人近くが訪れる川越祭りはこの神社の例大祭と神幸祭で成り立っています。男女のカップルでいつも賑わっている神社です。 「古民家惠比壽屋に泊まって”縁結び玉”をGetしよう!」 整理券が20枚しか配られませんので早朝5時から並ばないとGet出来ません。古民家惠比壽屋からは約15分で氷川神社まで行けます。頑張って朝起きて、整理券を貰ってから一旦戻り、8時まで仮眠してまた取りに行くという流れになります。主の私も朝起きられたら車で送って行ってあげられま~す。でもそれでは縁結びのご利益が減っちゃうかもですね。(^^)v ”
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
2 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Ideal for window shopping! . There are 293 stores fashion, food courts, cinemas and sundries. Parking is free and is a complex that you can enjoy all day. There are many unique facilities that can be enjoyed by parents and children, such as Team Lab, Lego Store, and Sega Sonic Railway. There is also a futsal site where you can play by moving your body, and a BBQ site for parents and children to enjoy.”
2 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“平安初期の天長7年(830年)、淳和天皇の命で円仁(慈覚大師)が建立し、当初は無量寿寺と号した。 ... 慶長4年(1599年)、徳川家の尊崇が厚かった天海僧正が第27世住職として入寺し、寺号を喜多院と改めた。 川越藩主となった老中・酒井忠利は喜多院の再興に当たった。”
2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
2 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“A town of history retaining the culture and aroma of Edo, Koedo Kawagoe http://www.koedo.or.jp/foreign/english/”
1 local recommends
Train Station
“Kawagoe became known as "Little Edo".Located about 30 minutes by train from central Tokyo.Be suitable as a day trip destination. Accedd: Nippori stn(Yamanote line)-Ikebukuro stn(Tobu Tojo line)-Kawagoe stn”
14 locals recommend
Zoo
“Contact with pony, horse riding and contact with animals are popular. Children's "Fureai Plaza" is a popular place for guinea pigs, goats, sheep, and chicks! . On Saturdays (afternoon only), on Sundays and public holidays, only elementary school students can ride a pony twice in the morning and afternoon. In the "Nature observation pond", you can observe fish and aquatic plants and play with water. Let's eat a lunch box, play badminton and throw a ball at Shibafu Plaza!”
2 locals recommend
Establishment
“Spring boat in Japanese old town. You feel like to time travel being Samurai.”
1 local recommends
Museum
1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
1 local recommends
Park
“In the park, there is a flower garden (around mid-June), where about 2,600 flower buds are planted, including a vast area of natural forests such as Japanese red pine, Japanese oak and oak tree. There are also facilities that take advantage of nature, such as the natural ecology observation garden, the gourd pond and the cherry blossom garden where about 200 cherry trees are planted around it. Also as a playground, there are many places that are ideal for family picnics and health improvement, such as a picnic space that is friendly to the foot with a wooden ship, and an athletic space “Wanpaku Forest” for children.”
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
1 local recommends