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Kumagaya Rugby Stadium
Kumagaya Rugby Stadium in Kumagaya, Saitama Prefecture is the home ground of the Wild Knights and a 2019 Rugby World Cup venue.
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Washi Paper Making At Ogawa
Ogawa is the traditional washi paper production center of the Kanto region.
The Ashigakubo Icicles in Yokoze Town, Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture are artificially created by spraying water over the trees which are then illuminated in various colors at night.
Hanno City Guide Saitama
Hanno city in Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo, hosts barbecues on its picturesque river banks and has a number of interesting temples and historic streets.
Kumagaya is a city with close to 200,000 residents located in central northern Saitama Prefecture framed by the Arakawa River in the south and the Tone in the north.
Sayama Lake & Tama Lake
Sayama Lake and Tama Lake are two large fresh water reservoirs in Saitama and Tokyo that provide a large percentage of the capital's drinking water.
A guide to Warabi City in Saitama Prefecture, Japan's smallest city by area and a trove of historical and cultural interest.
Yoshimi Hundred Caves
Yoshimi Hundred Caves are a series of Kofun era graves dug into the rock in Higashi Matsuyama, Saitama Prefecture.
Johnson Town Saitama
Johnson Town is an enclave of carefully restored American suburban buildings in Saitama Prefecture dating back to the early 1950's.
Tokorozawa: read a guide to Tokorozawa in Saitama Prefecture, a commuter town of Tokyo famous for its Sayama tea and its long history of aviation.
Nagatoro is a scenic town in the mountains of western Saitama Prefecture and is a popular spot for Tokyo day trippers looking for hiking, river boat tours and wild water sports.
Kasukabe Underground Flood Protection Tank
The Kasukabe Underground Flood Protection Tank (aka G-Cans) is the central flood protection facility for eastern Saitama Prefecture and parts of north east Tokyo.
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