Kowagoe (05 7 2020)
Kawagoe, located about 50km north-west and the nearest castle town from Edo (former name of Tokyo).
Kawagoe castle was important castle as a defense fort and many important feudal loads, such as Matsudaira clam or Sakai clam were deployed.
I visited a part of former main buildings of Kawagoe castle, recently
Then I visited picturesque Hikawa shrine. famous for instagrammers.
Then I walked around traditional snacks street and watched a bell tower in warehouse district in short time.
This tourists spot 1hour from Tokyo starts getting visitors by and by after almost shut down by new coronavirus.