Best Tourist Spots In Saitama

Here're best Tourist Spots in Saitama. We released a ranking of reviews about Tourist Spots posted by travel influencers who have actually been to Saitama.

Review Ranking

1

Metsa Village

12 Review

Address:327-6 Miyazawa, Hanno-shi, Saitama

Access:5 min by car or taxi from Han'nou Station

Top Review:A Lovely Wooden Monument In Beautiful Nature

We can see such a broad sky and beautiful nature in one hour from Tokyo. It's a place where the time flow slowly like Northern Europe. That's Metsa Village.

2

Address:125-2 Komahongo, Hidaka-shi, Saitama

Access:15 min walk, from Korai Station

Tel:042-982-0268

Top Review:5 Million Cluster Amaryllis Blooming Like Burning

At Kinchakuda in Hidaka city, the best place of gregarious cluster amaryllis in Japan. Every year in autumn, they blooms all together to wrap the whole surface with a burning red. The mysterious but beautiful scenery attracts people strongly.

3

Address:2-11-3 Miyashita-machi, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama

Access:10 min by bus from JR Kawagoe Station to the shrine. By car, 40 min from Saitama city.

Tel:049-224-0589

Top Review:Wind Bell Path Whose Sounds Tell The Begging Of Summer

Photos taken on July 6th. The annual summer event 'Enmusubi Furin'. I wore Yukata, and came to Kawagoe on the first day of this event. Waking around the path of wind bells, and feeling the comfortable winds, I felt refreshed so much, though the weather forecast was rainy. You can see the beautiful scenery of green leaves and colorful wind bells.

4

Address:2949-1 Sakamoto Higashi Chichibu-mura, Chichibu-gun, Saitama

Access:By car, 40 min from Hanazono IC, or 40 min from Ogawa IC. Parking area is available.

Top Review:Beautiful Landscape Overlooking Red Poppy Carpet I Want To See Every Year

Driving a car and going up a hill, there's a poppy carpet spreading to the whole surface. Red, pink, and white Shirley Poppy. And many people enjoy the flower field with their lovely dogs! I herd the language of poppy flower is 'kindness'. That's nice, isn't it?

5

Address:3-31-3, Higashitokorozawawada, Tokorozawa-shi, Saitama, Japan

Access:10 min walk, from Higashitokorozawa Station.

Hours:10:00-18:00 10:00-21:00

Closed:1st・3rd・5th Tue

Top Review:Bookshelf Theater "Kadokawa Musashino Museum"

It became a hot topic that YOASOBI artist sang here on TV. It is a powerful spot filled with about 30,000 books! You can enter this area with a standard ticket (1,200 yen).

6

Address:298-1 Mitumine, Chichibu-shi, Saitama

Top Review:Surrounded With Mountains, One Of The Great Shrines In Kanto Region

1 hour drive from Chichibu city. Mitsumine Shrine is surrounded with deep forest. After you find the huge trees, clear air, and fantastic atmosphere, gorgeous vermilion Nio-mon Gate and a shrine will appear. Because it has been a spiritual place since the old time, our mind must be washed away by the power and beauty of nature.◎Access: bus is available from Seibu Chichibu Station and Mitsumine Yamaguchi Station. You can get white lucky charm 'Kisyu' on only 1st day of every month. The nearest IC is Hanazono of Kan'etsu Speedway

7

Address:4066-2 Ootaki, Chichibu-shi, Saitama

Access:40 min by bus from Seibu Chichibu Station to Misotsuchi, then 5 min walk. 120 min by car from Oomiya Station.

Top Review:Art Of Great Nature

The spring water run down on the walls of mountains become icicles! What's more, they're lighted and make the otherworldly atmosphere! It appears as a stunning winter scenery in various media.

8

Address:6267 Omiya, Chichibu-shi, Saitama

Top Review:Pink Phlox Carpet Spreading Around Me

Pink Phlox on April 12th in 2019. I felt free from the busy life in a big city when I saw the pink phlox in front of my eyes, clear sky, and mountains over the hill. The white, purple ones were at their best to see. We really enjoyed driving on the way to this place.

9

Address:1828 Nagatoro Nagatoro-cho, Chichibu-gun, Saitama

Tel:0494-66-0084

Top Review:Elaborate And Colorful Ornaments Carved By Japanese Traditional Sculptors

In Nagatoro, Chichibu, Hodosan Shrine has wonderful ornaments made elaborately in fine detail. Here is a very nice destination for cherry blossoms in spring, fresh verdure in summer and colored foliage in autumn.

10

Address:3-47 Onari Omiya-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama

Tel:048-651-0088

Hours:10:00-18:00

Closed:Tue

Top Review:For Every People Who Like Railways! Exhibitions Of Strong Real Trains And Experiences Of Driving

Through the exhibitions of real trains and real driving experiences of simulators and small trains, you can learn about the history and improvements of trains. The sounds of steam engine's whistle you hear close are very strong.

11

Address:15-7 Saiwai-cho, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama

Access:10 min walk from Honkawagoe Station. 15 min by car from Kagagoe IC.

Top Review:Nice Snowscape! 'Time Bell Tower' And Storehouses In Small Edo 'Kawagoe'

A town called Small Edo (Koedo) 'Kawagoe' has an easy access from metropolitan area. 'Time Bell Tower' that tells time regularly and the town scape of storehouses looks nice with snow. There're many shops and many people visit here in the daytime. You should visit here when you come nearby.◎The access to Kawagoe is easy by railways of Tobu-Tojo Line and F Liner. But on snowy days, the train service get disrupted. You can go to this town on foot from Kawagoe Station or, the bus is also available. There're parking lots for cars, but I don't recommend because they often get crowded.

12

Address:Hanyū Parking Area (Up) Goken Miroku, Hanyu-shi, Saitama

Access:60 min by car from Saitama city

Top Review:A Speedway Rest Area Like A Town In Old Edo Period

Onihei Edo Dokoro is a rest area (or parking area in Japanese which has restaurants, rest rooms and so on) of Tōhoku Speedway. It has the real atmosphere like Edo Period in Japan, and you can enjoy shopping and various foods. Specially, it's lit up at night and wrapped in very cool and fantastic atmosphere.

13

Address:Nagatoro-machi Nagatoro, Chichibu-gun, Saitama

Top Review:Red World Opens Out Before Your Very Eyes! Impressive Illuminations Of Autumn Foliage

At Nagatoro in Saitama, they hold the illumination of Japanese maple trees annually. Trees dressed with autumn colors come out beautifully in the dark, which is the very moving scene.

14

Address:887-3, Uchigoma, Satte-shi, Saitama, Japan

Access:10 min by car or taxi, from Satte Station

Top Review:Collaboration of Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom and Rape Field

Gongendo Tsutsumi in Saitama Prefecture! This is the strongest spot where you can enjoy the cherry blossoms and rape blossom fields in full bloom and feel the spring. It is perfect for cherry blossom viewing, such as the cherry blossom path made by the petals of the cherry blossoms and the spot where you can see the cherry blossoms and rape blossoms at the same time! It is recommended to go by bus or car as it is far from the nearest station. Rest assured that your car has a free parking lot!

15

Mitsuzoin

1 Review

Address:2008 Angyobara, Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama, Japan

Access:8 min by car, from Tozukaangyo Station

Top Review:Angyo Cherry Blossoms Are in Full Bloom

Introducing "Mitsuzoin" in Saitama Prefecture! "Mitsuzoin" is a temple related to Taira no Masakado. Early-blooming Angyo cherry blossoms are in full bloom in the temple and on the road leading to the temple, and are now in full bloom.

16

Address:Arakawa Riverside Kawara-cho, Kumagaya-shi, Saitama

Access:5 min walk from the South gate of JR Kumagaya Station. By car, 30 min from Higashi Matsuyama IC.

Top Review:Yagihashi's Starmine Of Firework Festival In A Hottest Town Kumagaya

A summer event in Kumagaya. The biggest size of firework is No.10 (a firework ball 30 centimeters in diameter), and the number of firework is about 10 thousand. It's a biggest festival in Kanto Region, so about 450 thousand audiences come to see it from inside and outside the city every year.◎Access: 5min walk from South Gate of Kumagaya Station. You should use the public transport.

17

Address:804-4 Kuroya Iwatsuki-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama

Access:12 min by car or taxi from Urawamisono Station

Top Review:Cherry Blossom Viewing Spot In Iwatsuki

As a cherry blossom viewing spot in Iwatsuki, Iwatsuki Park is the most famous, but Wado Jutaku Park is also beautiful with cherry blossoms around the pond. It's located 3 min walk from Wado Jutaku South Gate or Wado Jutaku Central Stop of Saitama Shuttle Taxi.

18

Address:1-1, Washinomiya, Kuki-shi, Saitama, Japan

Access:3 min walk, from Washinomiya Station

Top Review:A Little-known Kawazu Cherry Blossom Spot Near Washinomiya Shrine

It is famous as a location for the manga "Lucky Star", but in the spring you can see the spectacular view of Kawazu cherry blossoms and rape blossoms.

19

Address:1073-2 Nukata, Konosu-shi, Saitama

Access:6 min by bus from JR Konosu Station to Tamamiya Elementary School, then walk 5 min. 40 min by car from Higashi Matsuyama IC.

Top Review:Fire! The Biggest Yonshaku-dama Fireworks In The World

The biggest firework 'Yonshaku-dama (firework ball 120 centimeters in diameter)', and 15 thousand fireworks explode in the sky of Konosu City.

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Saitama-shi

Address:3-47 Onari Omiya-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama

Tel:048-651-0088

Hours:10:00-18:00

Closed:Tue

Top Review:For Every People Who Like Railways! Exhibitions Of Strong Real Trains And Experiences Of Driving

Through the exhibitions of real trains and real driving experiences of simulators and small trains, you can learn about the history and improvements of trains. The sounds of steam engine's whistle you hear close are very strong.

Hanno-shi

Metsa Village

12 Review

Address:327-6 Miyazawa, Hanno-shi, Saitama

Access:5 min by car or taxi from Han'nou Station

Top Review:A Lovely Wooden Monument In Beautiful Nature

We can see such a broad sky and beautiful nature in one hour from Tokyo. It's a place where the time flow slowly like Northern Europe. That's Metsa Village.

Chichibu-gun

Address:2949-1 Sakamoto Higashi Chichibu-mura, Chichibu-gun, Saitama

Access:By car, 40 min from Hanazono IC, or 40 min from Ogawa IC. Parking area is available.

Top Review:Beautiful Landscape Overlooking Red Poppy Carpet I Want To See Every Year

Driving a car and going up a hill, there's a poppy carpet spreading to the whole surface. Red, pink, and white Shirley Poppy. And many people enjoy the flower field with their lovely dogs! I herd the language of poppy flower is 'kindness'. That's nice, isn't it?

Kumagaya-shi

Address:Arakawa Riverside Kawara-cho, Kumagaya-shi, Saitama

Access:5 min walk from the South gate of JR Kumagaya Station. By car, 30 min from Higashi Matsuyama IC.

Top Review:Yagihashi's Starmine Of Firework Festival In A Hottest Town Kumagaya

A summer event in Kumagaya. The biggest size of firework is No.10 (a firework ball 30 centimeters in diameter), and the number of firework is about 10 thousand. It's a biggest festival in Kanto Region, so about 450 thousand audiences come to see it from inside and outside the city every year.◎Access: 5min walk from South Gate of Kumagaya Station. You should use the public transport.

Kuki-shi

Address:1-1, Washinomiya, Kuki-shi, Saitama, Japan

Access:3 min walk, from Washinomiya Station

Top Review:A Little-known Kawazu Cherry Blossom Spot Near Washinomiya Shrine

It is famous as a location for the manga "Lucky Star", but in the spring you can see the spectacular view of Kawazu cherry blossoms and rape blossoms.

Konosu-shi

Address:1073-2 Nukata, Konosu-shi, Saitama

Access:6 min by bus from JR Konosu Station to Tamamiya Elementary School, then walk 5 min. 40 min by car from Higashi Matsuyama IC.

Top Review:Fire! The Biggest Yonshaku-dama Fireworks In The World

The biggest firework 'Yonshaku-dama (firework ball 120 centimeters in diameter)', and 15 thousand fireworks explode in the sky of Konosu City.

Kawaguchi-shi

Mitsuzoin

1 Review

Address:2008 Angyobara, Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama, Japan

Access:8 min by car, from Tozukaangyo Station

Top Review:Angyo Cherry Blossoms Are in Full Bloom

Introducing "Mitsuzoin" in Saitama Prefecture! "Mitsuzoin" is a temple related to Taira no Masakado. Early-blooming Angyo cherry blossoms are in full bloom in the temple and on the road leading to the temple, and are now in full bloom.

Chichibu-shi

Address:298-1 Mitumine, Chichibu-shi, Saitama

Top Review:Surrounded With Mountains, One Of The Great Shrines In Kanto Region

1 hour drive from Chichibu city. Mitsumine Shrine is surrounded with deep forest. After you find the huge trees, clear air, and fantastic atmosphere, gorgeous vermilion Nio-mon Gate and a shrine will appear. Because it has been a spiritual place since the old time, our mind must be washed away by the power and beauty of nature.◎Access: bus is available from Seibu Chichibu Station and Mitsumine Yamaguchi Station. You can get white lucky charm 'Kisyu' on only 1st day of every month. The nearest IC is Hanazono of Kan'etsu Speedway

Kawagoe-shi

Address:2-11-3 Miyashita-machi, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama

Access:10 min by bus from JR Kawagoe Station to the shrine. By car, 40 min from Saitama city.

Tel:049-224-0589

Top Review:Wind Bell Path Whose Sounds Tell The Begging Of Summer

Photos taken on July 6th. The annual summer event 'Enmusubi Furin'. I wore Yukata, and came to Kawagoe on the first day of this event. Waking around the path of wind bells, and feeling the comfortable winds, I felt refreshed so much, though the weather forecast was rainy. You can see the beautiful scenery of green leaves and colorful wind bells.

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