Saitama prefecture is located on the north side of Tokyo. Here are many parks and cities that you can easily visit from Tokyo. Recently popular is Kawagoe City where many old buildings of the Edo period are preserved.
Outline of Saitama
Photos: Icicles in Chichibu in the severe winter season
In the Chichibu Mountains, about 120 kilometers northwest of Tokyo, you can see spectacular icicles from mid-January to mid-February. In this area, the spring water seeping from the rock freezes. In addition, artificial icicles are also made. Chichibu is recommended along with Hakone and Kamakura as a day trip destination from ...
Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel
Photos: Underground Temple -Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel
Do you know that there is a "temple" underground in Tokyo? To be precise, the official name of this "Temple" is Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel. It is located in Saitama Prefecture, adjacent to the north side of Tokyo. During heavy rains, this underground space acts as a dam to ...
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Bon KUROSAWA I have long worked as a senior editor for Nihon Keizai Shimbun (NIKKEI) and currently work as an independent web writer. At NIKKEI, I was the editor-in-chief of the media on Japanese culture. Let me introduce a lot of fun and interesting things about Japan. Please refer to this article for more details.