Temple rebuilt from the only surviving remains of Edo Castle famous also for its 538 statues of the Rakan, disciples of the Buddha.
Honmaru Goten of Kawagoe Castle
The only surviving structure of Kawagoe Castle, once a key strategic defense points for Edo.
“Penny Candy Alley” is a street lined with about 20 shops selling traditional Japanese sweets and candy. Kawagoe is known for its sweet potatoes which are cut into sticks, fried, and salted.
Kawagoe Kurazukuri Museum
Housed in one of the warehouses, this small museum displays the tools used by the merchants and provides a glimpse into life in Kawagoe during the Edo period. Limited amount to see inside, but worth stopping in at as you wander down the street.
Toki no Kane Bell Tower
Toki no Kane Bell Tower is one of the most prominent structures in the warehouse district. It rings four times a day at 6am, noon, 3pm, and 6pm.
The Kawagoe Matsuri is held over 2-days every year on the 3rd Saturday and Sunday of October. What…