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Fragmentary information about Koshigaya and some other cities for now. Koshigaya Hisaizu Shrine, Sakitama Kofun Park etc.

Koshigaya - Guide

pinKoshigaya Hisaizu Jinja Shrine [久伊豆神社]



Koshigaya, Saitama Pref.MAP

Koshigaya Hisaizu Jinja is a relatively large Shinto shrine.
15-min walf from Tobu Line Koshigaya Sta.

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pinOhmano-cho Kyu-Nakamura-ke Jutaku [大間野町旧中村家住宅]



Koshigaya, Saitama Pref.MAP

9:00-16:30; 100yen; closed Mon* & Dec 29-Jan 3

Built around the Taisho era, this house used to be the residence of a local rich farmer.

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pinHanada-en Garden, Koshigaya Nogaku-do Theater [花田苑・こしがや能楽堂]



Koshigaya, Saitama Pref.MAP

[Hanada-en] 9am-5pm Apr-Sep, 9am-4pm Oct-Mar; 100yen; closed Dec 28-Jan 3

Hanada-en is a Japanese stroll garden constructed in 1990. Koshigaya Nogaku-do is a Noh theater next to Hanada-en and you can see it freely if it's not Wednesday and at the same time not in use for play.

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Elsewhere in E Saitama - Guide

pinSakitama Kofun Koen Park [さきたま古墳公園]



Gyoda, Saitama Pref.MAP

[Museum]9:00-16:30 (-17:00 Jul-Aug); 200yen; closed Mon (open if holiday) & Dec 29-Jan 3

Here in Sakitama Kofun Park are nine large mounds of Kofun tombs burying local influential figures from the 5th to 7th century. The park itself is free of charge and opens daily but there's also a museum focusing on these tombs. The museum displays two old farm houses outside also.

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pinWashinomiya Jinja Shrine [鷲宮神社]



Kuki, Saitama Pref.MAP

A medium-sized Shinto shrine said to be founded in the age of the gods (the era before the year legendary first Emperor Jinmu was enthroned, namely 660 BCE) according to legend.
Near Tobu Line Washinomiya Sta.

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pinMiyashiro-machi Museum [宮代町郷土資料館]



Miyashiro, Saitama Pref.MAP

9:30-16:30; free; closed Mon*, next day of holiday & late Dec-early Jan

Here relocated are several old buildings from the Edo and Meiji Era.

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pinShoganji Temple [勝願寺]



Konosu, Saitama Pref.MAP

Shoganji is a Jodo Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.

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pinKomyoji Temple [光明寺]



Kazo, Saitama Pref.MAP

Komyoji is a Jodo Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.

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pinRyuzoji Temple [竜蔵寺]



Kazo, Saitama Pref.MAP

Ryuzoji is a Jodo Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.

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