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Kawagoe Ichibangai Shopping Street, Kawagoe
(3.9/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
Take a walk down Kawagoe Ichibangai Shopping Street, a commercial and touristic street lined with traditional Japanese storehouse architecture. After destruction by a fire in 1893, the city's wealthy merchants rebuilt the street using the fireproof design of storehouses, with tiled roofs and a separation between living areas and storage rooms. Stop by the many quaint shops selling locally made treats, souvenirs, and trinkets, and take a break at one of the restaurants for a bowl of ramen and some tempura. Plan your Kawagoe Ichibangai Shopping Street visit and explore what else you can see and do in Kawagoe using our Kawagoe trip itinerary builder.
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  • It is very fun to hang out a while and eating out plenty of snack and sweet potato. Will make a nice historic town. Tourist is good also tend to be the little souvenir shop. Think that road is good but it is very narrow cars and conductors separate annex, use with local people, so this is about is not how I do.
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  • I think, and hung on a train within a CM went and were good to go. Good food, and could feel the ancient buildings.
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  • The shopping street gets 5 stars exclusively because if you are in Kawagoe, it is worth a visit. However, it is not worth a visit to Kawagoe itself. Is it touristy? Yes. But that's not necessarily a b...  more »