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Kawagoe : Town where Yamate Japanese Language School located.

During the Edo period, Kawagoe was a prosperous castle town called “Little Edo”. The city shows a castle and many shrines, temples, historic spot and ancient buildings. It`s the third city in Kanto region, after Kamakura in Kanagawa prefecture and Nikko in Tochigi prefecture, to have many cultural assets. Kawagoe is a famous tourist destination also because is very close to Tokyo, in a year about 6 million of visitor explore it. It is also the regional hub city of Saitama prefecture and in counts more than 350,000 population.

Kawagoe location

Kawagoe City is located 30km from Tokyo. It is a little bit closer to Tokyo than the center of Saitama Prefecture.

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Transportation

Kawagoe city center is directly connected to Tokyo. From Kawagoe, Kawagoe-shi and Honkawagoe station is possible to reach Shinjuku, Shibuya and Ikebukuro without changing train.

Transportation information and routes

Access to Shinjuku

  • Tobu Tojo Line /
    Saikyo Line /
    Yamanote Line, 44-46 minutes, ¥630

  • Saikyo Line, 53 minutes, ¥760

  • Seibu Shinjuku Line,
    63 minutes,
    ¥500(departs from Honkawagoe)

Access to Shibuya

  • Tobu Tojo Line and
    Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line,
    48 minutes,¥590

  • Tobu Tojo Line and
    Yamanote Line,
    51 minutes, ¥640

  • Saikyo Line,
    59 minutes, ¥840

Access to Ikebukuro

  • Tobu Tojo Line,
    31 minutes, ¥470

Access to Airport (bus)

To Haneda, about 2 hours, ¥1,750
To Narita, about 2 hours, ¥3,300

Access to Shinjuku

  • Tobu Tojo Line /
    Saikyo Line /
    Yamanote Line, 44-46 minutes, ¥630

  • Saikyo Line, 53 minutes, ¥760

  • Seibu Shinjuku Line,
    63 minutes,
    ¥500(departs from Honkawagoe)

Access to Shibuya

  • Tobu Tojo Line and
    Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line,
    48 minutes,¥590

  • Tobu Tojo Line and
    Yamanote Line,
    51 minutes, ¥640

  • Saikyo Line,
    59 minutes, ¥840

Access to Ikebukuro

  • Tobu Tojo Line,
    31 minutes, ¥470

Access to Airport (bus)

To Haneda, about 2 hours, ¥1,750
To Narita, about 2 hours, ¥3,300

Kawagoe`s top 3 tourist spots