Saitama prefecture is adjacent to the north of Tokyo and can easily be reached in just 30 minutes by train.
It’s also possible to drive to Saitama from Haneda Airport in 60 minutes, and from Narita Airport in 90 minutes. Saitama is a great place to visit via rental car as well.
Located close to the metropolis of Tokyo, Saitama is also known to have the highest areas of rivers in Japan, and numerous majestic natural regions, like Chichibu and Nagatoro are exceptional places to visit all year long. Not only that, but throughout the year, you can enjoy flowers blooming across the landscape.
Traditional crafts, and places where you can also take part in or appreciate the production of these handicrafts, are also plentiful here.
Fully enjoy nature, culture and gourmet cuisine near the capital.