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Kawagoe City is a charming city 30min north of Tokyo.
Known as “Little Edo”, Kawagoe offers a blend of traditional and rich historical heritage from the Edo era (1603-1868 AD), making it a captivating destination for travelers seeking an authentic experience in Japan.

The city’s beautifully preserved old town is showcasing its architectural splendor where the spirit of feudal Japan lingers around every corner.

5 Fun Things to do in Kawagoe - Special Tips from Julie!

Julie in Kimono viewing cherry blossoms - fun ways to enjoy Kawagoe

“I lived in Kawagoe for five years and in that time, I got to explore many tourist attractions and local spots around the area.

I hope that my insights into this beautiful town will inspire you to visit. Here are my 5 recommendations for a fun day to enjoy Kawagoe”.

Woman in Kimono viewing cherry blossoms in Kawagoe city

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Meets Kawagoe

Kawagoe City staff

Special Interview Article

This month we met with the Team of the Kawagoe Tourism Department, Shizue-san, Mariko-san, and Yuko-san for a friendly chat to learn more about this charming city.

They shared with us what Kawagoe is famous for, including the best spots to visit, what to taste, its famous Festival, as well as what to buy as a souvenir.

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