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Kawagoe

3.3
Little Edo
Situated just outside of Tokyo, Kawagoe entices visitors with its historic, Edo period architecture, reminiscent of a Japan of the past. On a tour of Kawagoe, you can wander its narrow streets, lined with quaint wooden buildings, temples, and shops, and enjoy the old-world atmosphere. A variety of affordable, typical Japanese snacks, drinks, and souvenirs can be found in the many storehouses in Kawagoe, a town famous for its sweet potato dishes and desserts. A charming, antique bus line will take you on a loop from the train station, by all the historic attractions in town, and back again. Plan how to spend your time in Kawagoe and other destinations in Japan using our Japan online trip maker.
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Popular things to do in Kawagoe

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Landmark
Kawagoe Ichibangai Shopping Street
3.8
Duration: 1 hour
Historic Site
Toki no Kane
2.4
Duration: 1 hour
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Landmark
Kashiya Yokocho
3.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Religious Site
Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine
4.1
Duration: 1 hour

Side trips from Kawagoe

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Mountain
Mt. Takao Hachioji
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
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Garden
Ashikaga Flower Park Ashikaga
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
Religious Site
Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Shrine Saitama
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
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Specialty Museum
Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum Koganei
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Kawagoe

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Religious Site
Kitain
4.0
Duration: 1 hour
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Historic Site
Kawagoejyo Honmaru Palace
3.4
Duration: 1 hour
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Religious Site
Kawagoe Kumano Shrine
3.8
Duration: 30 minutes
Historic Walking Area
Taisho Roman Yume Dori
3.1
Duration: 30 minutes

Hidden gems in Kawagoe

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Landmark
Nakain Temple
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
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Landmark
Koedo Kurari
3.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Outdoor Activity
Kawagoe Aquatic Park
4.0
Duration: 1 hour
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Religious Site
Kawagoe Hachimangu
3.7
Duration: 1 hour

Museums in Kawagoe

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Specialty Museum
Kawagoe Matsuri Kaikan
3.9
Duration: 1 hour
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Specialty Museum
Kawagoe City Museum
3.9
Duration: 1 hour
History Museum
Kawagoe Historical Museum
3.5
Duration: 1 hour
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History Museum
Kawagoe Kurazukuri Museum
3.4
Duration: 1 hour

Shopping in Kawagoe

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Shopping Mall
Crea Mall
3.1
Duration: 1 hour
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Matsumoto Craft Soy Sauce
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
Gift & Specialty Shop
Kameyaeisen
4.2
Duration: 30 minutes
Gift & Specialty Shop
Kasho Imonokura Kawagoe Honten
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

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