Posts Tagged ‘ Kawagoe ’

Day Trips From Tokyo

Aug 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Travel

I’m off to Kamakura in Kanagawa prefecture today – it’s just one of a few great day trips that can be made using Tokyo as a base.  Many of these places can be explored in a day but if you have time you may want to consider staying the night at a hotel or ryokan […]

The Kawagoe Candy Maker

Feb 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Photo Gallery, Tokyo and Vicinity

This past fall my husband and I made a day trip to Kawagoe in Saitama Prefecture, about an hour outside of Tokyo.  It was a splendid day and a holiday which lent a festive atmosphere to the streets with crowds and special vendors all about.  As we wandered through the quaint town, also known as […]

Kawagoe Buddha Statuary

Nov 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Photo Gallery, Tokyo and Vicinity

This past weekend my husband and I made the almost two hour trip from Chiba Prefecture to Kawagoe in Saitama Prefecture.  Nicknamed “Little Edo” this town is famous for it’s traditional architecture and a quaint old fashioned atmosphere.  We spent an enjoyable afternoon wandering about the town and ended up at Kitain Temple where 540 […]