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

Explore interesting sights in Saitama, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 14 sights are available in Saitama, Japan.

List of cities in Japan Sightseeing Tours in Saitama

1. Saitama City Manga Museum

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Saitama City Comic Club is an art museum located in Potted Town, Shibei District, Saitama, Saitama. In November 1966 (41 years of Showa), the museum opened at the residential site of Lotte Kitazawa, a cartoonist who was known as "the pioneer of modern Japanese cartoons" and "the first professional cartoonist in Japan". As the first public art museum in Japan, the Comic and Animation Museum with comics as its main collection is famous. Admission is free.

Wikipedia: さいたま市立漫画会館 (JA), Website

2. 妙行寺

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Myogyoji Temple is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in Suzuya, Chuo-ku, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Higashi-Nagayama. The former main mountain is the main temple of Shimosa. There is a "Yono no Okaya" (national natural monument) in the adjacent Kinbira Tendo Hall, commonly known as the Kaya Tree Temple. There is also a "Mokkoku of Myokoji Temple" (a prefectural designated natural monument) in the precincts.

Wikipedia: 妙行寺 (さいたま市) (JA)

3. 普門院

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Fumon-in (普門院) is a temple of the Soto sect located in Taisei-cho, Omiya-ku, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. In the 33rd year of Ōei (1426), the lord of this area, Kaneko Taisei, took refuge in Tsukie Masabumi, who went to this area, shaved his hair from himself, called himself the lord of Genkoan, made the castle (Taiseikan) a temple, the mountain number as Taiseiyama, and the temple number as Fumon-in.

Wikipedia: 普門院 (さいたま市) (JA)

4. 玉蔵院

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Gyokuzoin (玉蔵院) is a temple of the Shingon sect Toyoyama school located in Urawa Ward, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Treasure Mountain. The main statue is a seated statue of Dainichi Nyorai. Kitaadachi 88 sacred sites No. 55 and 88. Next to the main hall is a weeping cherry tree that is over 100 years old, and it is famous as a famous place for cherry blossoms.

Wikipedia: 玉蔵院 (さいたま市) (JA)

5. 慈恩寺

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Jionji (慈恩寺) is a temple of the Tendai sect located in Jionji, Iwatsuki Ward, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Hualin Mountain. The name of the House is the Senate. The main statue is the Senju Kanseon Bodhisattva, and this temple is the 12th temple of Bando 33 Kannon. In addition, there is a place name of Jionji Temple derived from this temple.

Wikipedia: 慈恩寺 (さいたま市) (JA)

6. 岩槻郷土資料館

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Saitama City Iwashi Local Archive (Iwashi District, Saitama City) is located in Iwashi District, Saitama City, Saitama, aiming at collecting and preserving folk customs materials centered on folk utensils. It is considered as a branch of Saitama Municipal Museum. The building was listed in the National Registered Tangible Cultural Relics List in 2016.

Wikipedia: さいたま市立岩槻郷土資料館 (JA)

7. The Railway Museum

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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.

Wikipedia: Railway Museum (Saitama) (EN), Website

8. 氷川女体神社

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Hikawa Ontai Shrine (Hikawa Ontai Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Midori-ku, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. The registered name of the religious corporation is Hikawa Onryo Shrine in the old script. It is called Ichinomiya in Musashi Province. It is the number one member company in Japan. The former shrine is a gōsha.

Wikipedia: 氷川女体神社 (JA)

9. 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.

Wikipedia: Akigase Park (EN)

10. 蓮昌寺

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Renshoji Temple (蓮昌寺) is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in Komaba, Urawa Ward, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. Myoginzan Jissoin. The former main mountain is Ikegami Honmonji. Ikegami Kagurazaka Hōen. It holds a stone box excavated from an armor mound designated as a cultural property of Saitama City.

Wikipedia: 蓮昌寺 (さいたま市) (JA)

11. 久伊豆神社

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Jiuidou Shrine is a shrine located in Erdingmu, Miyamachi, Iwashi District, Saitama City. Is considered to be the chief guard of Iwashi. The original company is a county society. The territory is part of the site of Iwashi City. In addition, in addition to our company, there are 8 companies in Iwashi District.

Wikipedia: 久伊豆神社 (さいたま市) (JA)

12. Omiya Park

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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.

Wikipedia: Ōmiya Park (EN)

13. 岩槻藩遷喬館

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Senkyakan is a domain school of Shibamura Domain. The predecessor of Gifu Prefecture Gifu Daiichi Junior High School (Gifu Junior High School → Gifu Prefecture renamed Gifu Prefectural Gifu High School). A private school of Kodama Nanke, a member of the Iwatsuki clan. It is described below.

Wikipedia: 遷喬館 (JA)

14. 實相寺

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Jissoji Temple is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in Amanuma-cho, Omiya-ku, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Baoshu Mountain. The former main mountain is the temple of Kominatoyama, the main temple of Anbo, and the Goshi Hōen.

Wikipedia: 実相寺 (さいたま市) (JA)


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