About 45 kilometers from central Tokyo and surrounded by rivers, Kawajima, located in Saitama Prefecture, is a cozy town which has preserved much of its beautiful nature.
Aside from seasonal landscapes, Kawajima offers seasonal food, including local dishes suttate and gojiru, as well as the largest fig production in Saitama Prefecture and Kawagoe Clan Cellar Rice.
The more you know about Kawajima the more you will like it. Let’s take a look at it.
An hour by train from Tokyo Station or 40 minutes by car, and located almost at the center of Saitama Prefecture, Kawajima is a town blessed with nature, with rolling idyllic landscapes.
Kawajima has a lot to offer. Its beautiful natural landscape includes the longest rose tunnel in Japan, canola blossoms that line the embankment, red spider lilies and a plethora of other seasonal flowers. Rice, fruit and vegetables are also grown here. Cultured by this nature, these fruit and vegetables are blessed with lush land and ample water. Traditional local dishes like suttate and gojiru and historical-cultural properties including Toyama Memorial Museum are also found in Kawajima.
Enjoy a visit to Kawajima, a town of wonders with a feel of nostalgia.