One-day trip to Kawagoe

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.

Main buildings of Kawagoe castle

 I visited a part of former main buildings of Kawagoe castle, recently

Japanese rock garden, Main buildings of Kawagoe castle

Japanese rock garden, Main buildings of Kawagoe castle
Japanese rock garden, Main buildings of Kawagoe castle
Mitsuba aoi crest, Japanese gargoyle roof tile
Mitsuba aoi crest, Japanese gargoyle roof tile

Then I visited picturesque Hikawa shrine. famous for instagrammers.

Rows of Pinwheels. gate of Hikawa shrine
Rows of Pinwheels. gate of Hikawa shrine
Dancing stage, Hikawa shrine
Dancing stage, Hikawa shrine

Then I walked around traditional snacks street and watched a bell tower in warehouse district in short time.

Traditional snacks street block
Traditional snacks street block

Traditional snacks street block

Traditional snacks street block
Traditional snacks street block
bell tower in warehouse district
bell tower in warehouse district

This tourists spot 1hour from Tokyo starts getting visitors by and by after almost shut down by new coronavirus.

warehouse district

 

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