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Location

Kawagoe City is situated in the south of the Kanto Region, in southwestern Saitama Prefecture, and has a population of approx. 340,000.

This city flourished as the castle town of the Kawagoe Domain during the Edo Period, and is also known as 'Koedo' ('Little Edo'). Having escaped destruction during the war, a large number of historical buildings, temples and shrines are preserved here, and the city's major sightseeing spots attract around 6.2 million visitors each year.

Location Of Kawagoe Festival

Transport Information

Transport Information

If traveling by train

  • {From Omiya} Approx. 20mins using JR Kawagoe Line, get off at Kawagoe Station.
  • {From Ikebukuro} Approx. 30mins using Tobu Tojo Line, get off at Kawagoe Station.
  • {From Shinjuku} Approx. 50mins using JR Saikyo Line Express train, get off at Kawagoe Station.
    Or Approx. 45mins using Seibu Shinjuku Line Limited Express train, get off at Honkawagoe Station.
  • {From Yokohama} Approx. 78mins using Tokyu Toyoko Line or Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line, get off at Kawagoe Station.