Koedo Kawagoe (Kawagoe Kurazukuri Street)

Travel Guide - Koedo Kawagoe (Kawagoe Kurazukuri Street)

Information

Kawagoe is a city that has many cultural assets following cities like Kamakura and Nikko, and has been specified National Historic City.
You can experience Japanese tradition and culture in the city, where its historical landscape still remains.

Kawagoe is known as "Koedo (Little Edo)" as the streets are lined with warehouse-style structures, temples, and shrines, and has a townscape that resembles that which could be seen during the Edo period (1603 - 1868).
The streets with traditional buildings in this area are called "Kawagoe Kurazukuri Street".

Opening Hours

  • Varies according to the shop / facility

Closed

  • Varies according to the shop / facility

Access / Public Transport

  • Nakamachi intersection: 10 minutes walk from Hon-Kawagoe Station on the Seibu Shinjuku Line (SS29)
  • Nakamachi intersection: 20 minutes walk from JR Kawagoe Station
  • Nakamachi intersection: 20 minutes walk from Kawagoe Station on the Tobu Tojo Line (TJ-21)

Address / Location

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