Saitama

known for its many traditional and contemporary sweat and snack shops). You can experience the atmosphere of old Japanese streets from the Meiji era. The old shops in Kashiyayokochou too give off the feeling of the old Japan. You can feel the true Japan here.

Saitama Prefecture is also famous for its sake brewing industries. There are over 30 breweries, and most of them have a history of over 100years. You are sure to be able to taste and experience something new.

In spring, the Satte Cherry-blossom Festival takes place, where 1000 Someiyoshino cherry trees in full bloom form a tunnel over 1 kilometer. You will thoroughly enjoy the Japanese spring.

Timeline of Saitama

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