Kawagoe Private Tour~Timeslip into photogenic retro-looking town

【English guided tour】

3H ¥20,000~ Culture
1H from Tokyo

Kawagoe, located just an hour by train from Tokyo, is a beloved destination for Japanese locals. Immerse yourself in the town's rich history with the help of a knowledgeable guide who is passionate about Kawagoe.
Kawagoe offers a unique experience with its picturesque "kurazukuri" buildings constructed by wealthy merchants and Western-style buildings from the period when Japan became westernized(over a century ago), all located within a compact area. Today, some of these historical buildings have been repurposed into trendy cafes and restaurants. Its charming streets are a popular filming location for TV dramas and movies. Why not capture some of your own memories and feel like a movie star by taking some great pictures?

Recommended point

We will visit ・Kita-In temple(Please also cover the guide's fee) - "Kita-in Temple" has a history of nearly 200 years. By strolling through the spacious and lush grounds, you can enjoy the changing seasons of nature ・Walk streets with Western-style buildings -You can explore the exotic and retro-modern Western-style architecture. ・ Kawagoe's Warehouse District -You can take a stroll through a street of buildings dating back 100 to 200 years ago and enjoy a time slip experience.

Recommended point

Kawagoe Matsuri Kaikan is located in the tourist area of "Kurazukuri-no-Machinami," where you can learn about the atmosphere and materials of the nationally designated intangible cultural asset "Kawagoe Festival."


24-9 Wakita, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama 350-1122 Japan

Access Information

Meeting Place:Kawagoe Station Tourist Information Center

Business hours

Start time 10:00 AM

Regular holidays and closed days

None *Tours may not be held on certain days due to facility inspection days, etc.


¥20,000~(This tour is available on a private basis and can accommodate from one to six people.)

Parking Information

No. Paid parking available nearby

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