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Prefectural capital Saitama City, and Kawaguchi & Warabi located between Saitama City and Tokyo. Sangakuin, Omiya Hikawa Shrine, etc.

Kawaguchi & Warabi - Guide

pinSangaku-in Temple [三学院]



Warabi, Saitama Pref.MAP

Sangakuin is a Shingon Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Warabi Sta.

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pinWarabi History Museum Annex [蕨市立歴史民俗資料館 分館]



Warabi, Saitama Pref.MAP

10:00-16:00; free of charge; closed Mon (if holiday next day will ALSO be closed), holidays & late Dec-early Jan

This house, built in 1887, was the residence of a local merchant.
Near JR Warabi Sta.

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pinChotokuji Temple [長徳寺]



Kawaguchi, Saitama Pref.MAP

Chotokuji is a beautiful Rinzai Zen temple.
30-min walk from JR Warabi Sta.

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pinMitsuzo-in Temple [密蔵院]



Kawaguchi, Saitama Pref.MAP

Mitsuzoin is a Shingon Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.

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pinKawaguchi Jinja Shrine [川口神社]



Kawaguchi, Saitama Pref.MAP

Kawaguchi Jinja is the most prominent Shinto shrine in Kawaguchi City.

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pinKyu-Tanaka-ke Jutaku [旧田中家住宅]



Kawaguchi, Saitama Pref.MAP

9:30-16:30; 200yen; closed Mon*, next day of holiday & 12/29-1/3

This house, built before WWII, was the residence of a rich merchant.
Near Saitama Kosoku Tetsudo Line Kawaguchi-motogo Sta.

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pinKongoji Temple [金剛寺]



Kawaguchi, Saitama Pref.MAP

Kongoji is a Soto Zen temple with well-maintained precincts.

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pinHatogaya Hikawa Jinja Shrine [鳩ケ谷氷川神社]



Kawaguchi, Saitama Pref.MAP

Hatogaya Hikawa Jinja is a Shinto shrine with well-maintained precincts.

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Saitama City - Guide

The capital city of Saitama Prefecture.

pinOmiya Hikawa Jinja Shrine [大宮氷川神社]



Saitama, Saitama Pref.MAP

Founded in 473 BCE according to legend, Omiya Hikawa Jinja is the highest-ranking Shinto shrine in Saitama prefecture, and is one of the largest Shinto shrines around Tokyo. A large fair called the Tookamachi is held in December here.
15-min walk from JR Omiya Sta.

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pinGyokuzo-in Temple [玉蔵院]



Saitama, Saitama Pref.MAP

Gyokuzoin is a Shingon Buddhist temple with a neat stone garden.
Near JR Urawa Sta.

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pinJigenji Temple [慈眼寺]



Saitama, Saitama Pref.MAP

Jigenji is a Tendai Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.

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pinUrawa Minka-en Museum [浦和くらしの博物館民家園]



Saitama, Saitama Pref.MAP

9:00-16:30; free; closed Mon*, next day of holiday & Dec 28-Jan 4

This is a small open-air museum displaying several old houses from the Edo to Meiji period.

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pinKisshoji Temple [吉祥寺]



Saitama, Saitama Pref.MAP

Kisshoji is a Tendai Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts..

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