If you’re visiting Kawagoe, stop by Chichibu and Nagatoro

Saitama > Chichibu

In Chichibu, in addition to historical sites to see like Chichibu Shrine and old wine cellars and traditional crafts to experience like Chichibu meisen silk, you can also enjoy picking tours on farms growing strawberries, grapes, and other fruit varieties. There is also a high quality hot spring in the Chichibu area, and spending the night in a traditional Japanese inn is a recommended experience. In Nagatoro, some popular activities include taking a boat trip downstream while enjoying the views of strangely shaped rocks and valleys and visiting Hodosan Shrine, which was awarded 1 star by the Michelin Green Guide Japan.

Where is it??

Address:
Higashimachi, Chichibu-shi, Saitama, 368-0042, Japan
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[Chichibu] From Ikebukuro Station, Seibu-Chichibu Station is an approximately 1 hour and 20 minute ride by Limited Express on the Seibu Line. Or from Ueno Station, Kumagaya Station is an approximately 1 hour and 5 minute ride on the JR Takasaki Line and from Kumagaya Station, Ohanabatake Station is an approximately 1 hour and 15 minute ride on the Chichibu Railway. [Nagatoro] From Ikebukuro Station, Seibu-Chichibu Station is an approximately 1 hour and 20 minute ride, and from there, Ohanabatake Station is a 5-minute walk. From there, Nagatoro Station is an approximately 20-minute ride on the Chichibu Railway. Or from Ueno Station, Kumagaya Station is an approximately 1 hour and 5 minute ride on the JR Takasaki Line and from Kumagaya Station, Nagatoro Station is an approximately 50-minute ride on the Chichibu Railway. From Nagatoro Station, the boarding point for the downriver boat trip is a 5-minute walk.

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