11 Sights in Saitama, Japan (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Saitama, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in Saitama, Japan.

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1. 氷川神社

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Hikawa Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in Ōmiya-ku, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. It is one of the two shrines claiming the title of ichinomiya of former Musashi Province. The main festival of the shrine is held annually on August 1. The district of Omiya, literally "Great Shrine", derives from the special favor shown by Emperor Meiji, who raised Hikawa above all other shrines in the Kantō region. It is the head of a network of approximately 280 Hikawa shrines mostly around the Kantō region.

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2. 三芳野神社

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Miyoshino Shrine is a shrine in Guo Town, Kawagoe City, Saitama Prefecture. The children's song "Street -Kyanse" is said to be set on the approach to this shrine. Kawagoe Castle was located before the construction of Kawagoe Castle, but it was located in the Tenjin Kong ring in the castle by the construction of Kawagoe Castle by Michizane Ota and Michio Ota. A major repair was held in 1989 (1989) and completed in 1992 (1992). Saitama Prefecture designated cultural property.

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3. 鉄道博物館

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The Railway Museum is a railway museum in Saitama, Saitama, Japan, which opened on 14 October 2007. It was built and is operated by the East Japan Railway Culture Foundation, a non-profit affiliate of the East Japan Railway Company. It consists of a 19,800 m² building on a site covering 42,500 m², with a display area 9,500 m² in size.

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4. 喜多院 (Kita-in)

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Seiya-san Muryōshuji Kita-in (星野山無量寿寺喜多院) is a Buddhist temple located in the city of Kawagoe in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. It is noted for its main hall, which was part of the original Edo Castle, and the statues of 540 Rakan, disciples of the Buddha. It is also known informally as the Kawagoe Daishi (川越大師).

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5. 秋ヶ瀬公園

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Akigase Park is a park in Japan that occupies a section of flood plain of the Arakawa River, which is located at the western edge of Saitama City. The park covers an area of 100.1ha on the eastern side of the river between its northern boundary, 3 km north of the Akigase Bridge, and the southern boundary, the Hanekura Bridge.

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6. 蓮昌寺

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蓮昌寺 あばさー / Public domain

Lianchang Temple is a Rilianzong Temple located in Juchang, Puhe District, Saitama City, Saitama. Miaoyinshan Reality Academy. Old Benshan is Benmen Temple on the pool. The edge of Shenle Sakamoto in the pool. It collects stone letters unearthed from the armored burial of designated cultural property in Saitama.

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7. 大宮公園

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Ōmiya Park is a public park located 1 km northeast of Ōmiya Station and the most visited park in Saitama. The park encompasses a huge area of 67.9ha and is famous for Japanese Red Pine forest and cherry blossoms. In particular, the park ranks in the Top 100 Locations in Japan for Cherry Blossoms.

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8. 仙波東照宮

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仙波東照宮 Abasaa / Public domain

Senba Tōshō-gū (仙波東照宮) is a Shinto shrine in Kawagoe, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. It enshrines the first Shōgun of the Tokugawa Shogunate, Tokugawa Ieyasu. It is enumerated as one of the Three Great Tōshō-gū Shrines (日本三大東照宮). The shrine was founded in 1617.

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9. 法光寺

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Hokouji is a temple of Nichiren sect in Takagi, Nishi -ku, Saitama -shi, Saitama. The mountain name is Village Mountain. Former Motoyama is Minobuyama Kuonji, Shio Museum. There is Shinoki (Saitama City -designated cultural property) in Hokko -ji Temple in the precincts.

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10. 川越城本丸御殿

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Kawagoe Castle is a flatland Japanese castle in the city of Kawagoe, in Japan's Saitama Prefecture. It is the closest castle to Tokyo to be accessible to visitors, as Edo castle is now the Imperial palace, and largely inaccessible.

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11. 川越運動公園

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Kawagoe Sports Park Athletics Stadium (川越運動公園陸上競技場) is an athletics stadium in Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan. It is located within the Kawagoe Sports Park, which also includes a general gymnasium, and tennis courts.

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