KOEDO-KAWAGOE

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Model Courses

We have prepared 3 types of courses for efficiently visiting all the places to see in Kawagoe.
A good choice for first-time visitors.
•Loop bus is also available

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Model Course in Kawagoe

  • One day stroll
  • morning stroll

1 Day Trip

1-day recommended course to enjoy Koedo Kawagoe
Enjoy strolling through the Kurazukuri Zone (Old storehouse zone), Koedo Kawagoe's most popular attraction, lunch at a traditional restaurant and the experience of wearing a kimono (traditional Japanese garment). Complete your trip by buying some unique Koedo Kawagoe souvenirs at Koedo Kurari.

Kawagoe Station or Honkawagoe Station (START 10:00)

Kitain Temple(10:30~11:30)button

Vestiges of the Edo period remain very much in evidence at Kita-in Temple, which had ties to the Tokugawa Shogunate. Don't miss taking in the temple gate, the Shoromon (belfry) gate and the Jigendo Hall.

Lunch (traditional restaurant, etc.)(12:00~13:00)button

Many traditional restaurants serve kaiseki ryori, a menu of set courses served on an individual tray, designed to delight both the eyes and the palate with the bounties of nature in each carefully prepared dish.

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Experience wearing a kimono
(traditional Japanese garment)(13:30~17:00)button

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Get a taste of what it felt like to live in the Edo period by walking around the town in a kimono.

Stroll through the Kurazukuri Zone (Kawagoe Festival Museum, Kashiya Yokocho [Penny Candy Lane], etc.)

Koedo Kurari(shopping/dining)(8:30)button

Kurari offers an extensive selection of original products and sweets. Sweet potato sweets are also available at the café inside.

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Each station 14:30

2Day Trip

2-day recommended plan to leisurely take in the sights of Koedo Kawagoe. You can enjoy dinner at a traditional restaurant serving sweet potato cuisine made with Kawagoe's famous sweet potatoes as well as spending a night at a traditional Japanese inn.

Each station(START 13:00)

Experience wearing a kimono
(traditional Japanese garment)(13:30~17:00)button

The fragrant aroma of soy-sauce flavored sembei (rice crackers) being grilled by hand wafts through Kashiya Yokocho.

Stroll through the Kurazukuri Zone (Kawagoe Festival Museum, Kashiya Yokocho [Penny Candy Lane], etc.)

Stroll around Ichibangai Street(17:00~18:00)
(Toki no kane [Time Bell Tower], etc.)
Dinner (18:30~20:30)button
(traditional restaurant, etc.)
Accommodations (21:00)button
(Japanese inn, hotel)
Hikawa Shrine
(experience offering prayers)(10:30~11:30)button

Hikawa Shrine is believed to enshrine the god of marriage, and many people visit the shrine and write their prayers on wooden votive tablets called ema, which are then hung at the shrine.

Kitain Temple(10:30~11:30)button

Restaurant, etc.

Lunch (12:00~13:00)button
(traditional restaurant, etc.)
Koedo Kurasato(13:30~14:00)button

(shopping/dining)

Each station 14:30

Model Course in Kawagoe

  • One day stroll
  • morning stroll
  • Afternoon Stroll

One Day Stroll Through Koedo Kawagoe Course

A course for enjoying "Koedo Kawagoe" to your heart's content

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Each station

About a 20-minutes walk
Kitain Temple(60 mins)button
About a 10-minutes walk
Honmaru Goten(20 mins)button
About a 5-minutes walk
Museum / Art Museum(90 mins)button
About a 10-minutes walk
Hikawa Shrine(20 mins)button
About a 10-minutes walk
Lunch at "RYOTEI"(90 mins)button
About a 10-minutes walk
Kurazukuri Zone (2.5 hours)
Kashiya Yokocho (Penny Candy Lane)button
Kawagoe Festival Museumbutton
Toki no kane (Time Bell Tower)button
About a 20-minutes walk

Each station

Morning Stroll Through Koedo Kawagoe Course

A course which lets you enjoy "Koedo Kawagoe" at ease even if you have limited time

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Each station

About a 20-minutes walk
Kurazukuri Zone (2.5 hours)
Kashiya Yokocho (Penny Candy Lane)button
Kawagoe Festival Museumbutton
Toki no kane (Time Bell Tower)button
About a 10 minutes walk
Lunch at "RYOTEI"(90 mins)button
About a 20 minutes walk

Each station

Afternoon Stroll Through Koedo Kawagoe Course

A course which lets you sufficiently enjoy "Koedo Kawagoe" from the afternoon

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Each station

About a 20 minutes walk
Kurazukuri Zone (2.5 hours)
Kashiya Yokocho (Penny Candy Lane)button
Kawagoe Festival Museumbutton
Toki no kane (Time Bell Tower)button
About a 10 minutes walk
Lunch at "RYOTEI"(90 mins)button
About a 20 minutes walk

Each station

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Illustration of Kawagoe