Top 10 things to do in Saitama Prefecture

  1. Kawagoe

    2-1-1 Motomachi, Kawagoe, Saitama 350-0062
    Kawagoe is known as "Little Edo" for its preserved Edo period architecture. Take a stroll along the Kurazukuri Street and visit the Kita-in Temple, which houses over 5400 Jizo statues.
  2. Hitsujiyama Park

    6267 Omiya, Chichibu, Saitama 368-0023
    During spring, Hitsujiyama Park is a popular spot for its pink moss phlox. The park also offers a panoramic view of Chichibu Mountains.
  3. Chichibu Shrine

    1-1 Banba, Chichibu, Saitama 368-0041
    Chichibu Shrine is famous for its night festival called "Chichibu Yomatsuri." The shrine is also known for its beautiful autumn foliage.
  4. Nagatoro River

    Nagatoro, Chichibu, Saitama 369-1305
    Enjoy a relaxing boat ride or go white-water rafting along the Nagatoro River. The river is also surrounded by scenic cliffs and rock formations.
  5. Shirakobato Water Park

    487-1 Mizuhodai, Miyoshi, Iruma, Saitama 354-0041
    Shirakobato Water Park is a family-friendly water park with various pools and water slides. There is also a hot spring facility for relaxation.
  6. Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Shrine

    1-407 Takahana, Omiya, Saitama 330-0801
    Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Shrine is one of the oldest shrines in Japan, dating back to the 3rd century. The shrine is dedicated to the god of war and has a beautiful garden.
  7. Chichibu Muse Park

    2-1 Omiya, Chichibu, Saitama 368-0034
    Chichibu Muse Park is a theme park with various attractions such as a Ferris wheel, roller coaster, and a botanical garden. The park also offers a great view of Chichibu Mountains.
  8. Mitsumine Shrine

    1-1 Mitsumine, Chichibu, Saitama 369-1902
    Mitsumine Shrine is located on top of a mountain and offers a great view of the surrounding area. The shrine is also known for its beautiful autumn foliage and is a popular spot for hiking.
  9. Saitama Super Arena

    8 Shintoshin, Chuo, Saitama 330-9111
    Saitama Super Arena is a multipurpose indoor arena that hosts various events such as concerts, sports games, and exhibitions. The arena can hold up to 37,000 people.
  10. Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park

    192-1 Yamada, Namegawa, Hiki, Saitama 355-0802
    Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park is a large park with various activities such as cycling, fishing, and camping. The park also has a beautiful flower garden and a barbecue area.