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One of the old Kawagoe streets.
Little Edo – Kawagoe

Do you want to be transported to the Edo period? Then Kawagoe (川越) is the perfect day trip for you! Just a 30-minute train ride will take you away from the neon lights of Tokyo and back to traditional Edo Japan. There is not just one highlight to this town, but hundreds of little jewels that are just waiting to be found. Scattered with beautiful well-reserved buildings, family-owned stores and landmarks, the town oozes with authentic Japanese culture. You can stroll down the souvenir streets until your heart’s content – but don’t forget to check out ‘Candy Alley’. A Street just for Japanese sweets and treats – and most for… Read More