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All reviews day trip sweet potato old town edo period ice cream shopping street shops selling the bus definitely worth a visit shinjuku station rice crackers tourist information old style bell tower tobu line like stepping back in time both sides
A great place to get away from the frantic pace of Tokyo for a day and easy to get to. Keep going out of the shopping district and explore the local area. Really beautiful shrines and temples. There is a hop on, hop off bus,...More
Make no mistake, this is an entirely contrived location, a deliberate development by the city planners to generate tourism. This place as a "destination" didn't exist 15 years ago. Having said all that, however, it is worth a day trip for the experience. The building...More
The centre of “the old Edo area”. Very attractive area loaded with typical old Japanese warehouses housing modern shops nowadays. Very photo generic with a lovely atmosphere. There is even a very special area dedicated solely to some high-level candy stores. In short this area...More
It was like stepping back in time walking Ichibangai Street with its well maintained old Kura or storage warehouses now shops and homes. It had the feel of a place at least one hundred years old with its mixture of wood and stone houses, some...More
Kawagoe is definitely worth visiting as an easy, interesting and great value day-trip from Tokyo.
At Ikebukuro station, we found the TOBU line (note this is different from the JR LINE and the opposite side of the station to the Seibu line) and purchased a...More
Ticket can be purchased at Tobu Toju line ticketing gate @ ikebukuro station. Pass for a return train ride cost 700¥, premium pass includes return train ride and unlimited bus rides in kawagoe for 950¥. Either ways you'll still pay lesser than the regular rides....More
Like most of the visitors, I took JR line to Ikebukuro station, purchase the special ticket called "Kawagoe special pass premium" and board the rapid train to to Kawagoe station (about 30mins). If you take JR line to Kawagoe... More
Like most of the visitors, I took JR line to Ikebukuro station, purchase the special ticket called "Kawagoe special pass premium" and board the rapid train to to Kawagoe station (about 30mins). If you take JR line to Kawagoe station, it will take 50mins.