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Kawagoe

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Little Edo

Situated just outside of Tokyo, Kawagoe entices visitors with its historic, Edo period architecture, reminiscent of a Japan of the past. On a tour of Kawagoe, you can wander its narrow streets, lined with quaint wooden buildings, temples, and shops, and enjoy the old-world atmosphere. A variety of affordable, typical Japanese snacks, drinks, and souvenirs can be found in the many storehouses in Kawagoe, a town famous for its sweet potato dishes and desserts. A charming, antique bus line will take you on a loop from the train station, by all the historic attractions in town, and back again. Kawagoe is in Saitama Prefecture. Find out how to plan Japan trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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You can find plenty of budget-friendly accommodation in the vicinity of Kawagoe's train station, Hon-Kawagoe, near the historic district. Options mostly consist of 2- and 3- star hotels that offer clean, modest rooms, and free wi-fi, some western-style and some with tatami floors. A number of traditional Japanese
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