The Charming, Well-Preserved "Little Edo" Town of Koedo Kawagoe, is Even More Compelling in the Brilliance of Mid-November Autumn Foliage
Just half-an-hour northwest from Tokyo's Ikebukuro station, along the Tobu Tojo Line, is the charming, well-preserved Koedo or "Little Edo" town of Kawagoe. Any time of year, this is a splendid, convenient Tokyo daytrip, but in Mid-November, when the maples are fiery red and the ginkgoes are golden yellow, it is a truly special experience.
Kawagoe Kita-in Temple, 15-minutes by foot from
Tobu Railway Co., Ltd. releases its 2021 tourism information booklet – “Rail Travel in Japan with Tobu Railway,” introducing wonderful, natural, and historical sightseeing locations and experiences along the Tobu Railway line.
Tobu Railway announces the latest edition of its guide booklet “Rail Travel in Japan with Tobu Railway” just released for 2021!
(※In four languages including Japanese, English, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese)
The booklet introduces the wonderful, natural, and historical sightseeing experiences that visitors encounter along Tobu Railway routes with information on transport
The Koedo Kawagoe Spring Festival Celebrates the Arrival of Springtime in Kawagoe, Japan
Kawagoe is a Traditional & Lively Koedo or "Little Edo" city just 30 minutes north of Tokyo along the Tobu Tojo Line. The Spring Festival, held the end of March through the beginning of May, is an Annual, Cultural Highlight. [This year, some events may be modified due to COVID-19 restrictions.]
From the last Saturday in March (March 27, 2021) until May 5, "Children's Day," the traditi
Make Many Cute Memories of your Trip Visit Koedo-Kawagoe in Spring to Enjoy the Cherry Blossom Festival and Sweet Potatoes
In this edition, we focus on cute scenes and items you can’t resist photographing. Kawagoe, with its historical atmosphere, is still known as Koedo, which means Little Edo (Edo is the former name for Tokyo from Japan’s samurai days).In spring, there are many excellent spots in the city where you can capture photographs of the beautiful pink blossoms. You can also enjoy cute sweet potato–based conf
Enjoy Beer and Sightseeing Alongside Great Sporting Action. Must-see Spots Together with the Upcoming Once-Every-Four-Years Rugby Tournament held in Japan.
In 2019, Japan will host for the first time a major rugby tournament held only once every four years. In this newsletter, we recommend some sightseeing spots and Japanese beer that can be enjoyed by visitors in locations easily accessible from the rugby venues in Tokyo and Yokohama.
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Take a stroll in Kimono and experience a traditional festival at “Little Edo, Kawagoe”
It takes just 30 minutes by train from Ikebukuro, Tokyo to get to Kawagoe City in Saitama Prefecture. During the Samurai days of the Edo Era, Kawagoe flourished as a merchant town, sending supplies to Edo (today’s Tokyo). Traditional warehouse buildings still line the streets to this day to create a yesteryear atmosphere. It is now a popular tourism destination, affectionately known as “Little Edo