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

Side trips from Kawagoe

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

Historic Sites in Kawagoe

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

Hidden gems in Kawagoe

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

Museums in Kawagoe

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

Shopping in Kawagoe

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

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