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Rest Spot Spots in Saitama Area

  • Roadside Station Ichigo no Sato Yoshimi
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    4.0
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    Saitama Pref. Hikigunyoshimimachi Kubota 1737
    A roadside station located in Kubota, Yoshimi Town, Hiki County. The station has a farm fresh shop selling seasonal agricultural products such as fresh vegetables from local farms and strawberries, a Yoshimi specialty product; a yakitori chicken skewer restaurant which also offers skewers made with cheek and temple pork meat, a local delicacy; a ramen restaurant; and a soft serve ice cream shop. There's also a local specialty products shop selling strawberry jams and sweets, a restaurant offering udon noodles made with local flour, and a classroom where you can learn how to make handmade udon noodles (advance reservation required).

    日当たりが良い広場でのんびりできます。 四万吉うどんとセットで、物産館での買い物のついでに、イチゴのソフトクリームを食べて日向ぼっこ。 とても気持ちが良いです。

  • Roadside Station Okabe
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    Saitama Pref. Fukayashi Oka 688-1
    A roadside station situated along the Fukaya By-pass in Oka, Fukaya City. Facilities include a farm fresh center selling local agricultural products such as Fukaya Welsh onions, other vegetables picked that very morning, and flowers; and a local specialty products center selling over 200 varieties of pickles, foods made with Fukaya Welsh onions, local liquors, popular local confections, and gelato. In addition, there's a restaurant which serves soba noodles delivered direct from Nagano as well as local dishes such as hot ni-boto and cold hiyajiru udon soups made with local vegetables and udon noodles; and a shop which sells Welsh onion and miso musubi and other musubi rice balls.
  • Roadside Station Agri Park Yumesugito
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    Saitama Pref. Kitakatsushikagunsugitomachi Saiba 823-2
    A roadside station located in Saiba, Sugito Town, Kitakatsushika County. Facilities include a shop selling fresh vegetables from local farms as well as foods; a shop selling locally grown rice which will also polish the rice for you for free; a restaurant serving set meals made with local agricultural products; and a flower shop selling fresh flowers, vegetable seedlings, and gardening tools. Visitors can also try harvesting seasonal vegetables in the adjoining farm and grill and eat what they've gathered at the barbecue ground on the station's grounds (advance reservation required).

    農地に突如現れる道の駅。街道筋にあるわけでないのがめずらしいです。広場があり子供達がのびのび遊んでいます。

  • Roadside Station Hanyu
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    Saitama Pref. Hanyushi Kamishingou 7066
    "A roadside station situated along National Route 122 in Kamishingo, Hanyu City. The station sells local agricultural products and specialty products like ""Iga Manju,"" manju buns covered with sekihan red rice and steamed. There's also an adjoining restaurant serving dishes made with local vegetables."

    利根川沿いで景色が良い道の駅。駐車場が広くてトイレが24時間利用できるので利用している運転手さんは多いようです。利根川沿いをはしる自転車ライダーの人もよく休憩しています。私は農産物が安いし、いがまんじゅう等も置いているので時々買い物に行きます。天気の良い日は日光連山も見えてとても気持ちが良いし、夏にはここから群馬の花火大会を鑑賞。ちょっと遠かったけど、夏らしさは味わえました。

  • Roadside Station. Arakawa
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    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Arakawahino 538-1
    A roadside station located in Arakawahino, Chichibu City. The station has a direct sale market selling fresh, local farm produce and a shop selling local specialty products such as soba noodles and alpine leek pickled in soy sauce. There's also a community center Chichibu-shi Yamazato Nature Hall which offers nature programs and craft workshops, and a restaurant Suzuhiroan which serves noodles and other dishes made with local vegetables as well as seasonal fruit soft serve ice cream.
  • Roadside Station Minano
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    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunminanomachi Minano 3236-35
    A roadside station situated along Prefectural Route 348 in Minano, Minano Town, Chichibu County. The station sells fresh, local agricultural products as well as foods like pickles and handmade manju buns. The adjoining rest house offers old-fashioned handmade udon noodles, waraji katsudon pork cutlet rice bowls, and other dishes.
  • Roadside Station Kajukoen Ashigakubo
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    12 Reviews
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    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunyokozemachi Ashigakubo 1915-6
    A roadside station standing in front of Ashigakubo Station along National Route 299 in Ashigakubo, Yokoze Town, Chichibu County. Facilities include a farm fresh shop selling produce from local farms and other foods; two restaurants serving Chichibu's famous miso potatoes, zuriage udon noodles, and other local dishes; an activity facility where visitors can learn how to make ceramics and soba and udon noodles; a gallery; and shower rooms. The adjoining Mizube no Cafe serves a popular premium soft serve ice cream.

    They sell local food which is fresh and popular with Japanese Tourists Its interesting place to stop and shop There is a good sized carpark and Toilet facilities on site The local scenery is quite...

  • Roadside Station Washi-no-Sato Higashichichibu
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    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunhigashichichibumura Midou 441
    A roadside station located in Mido, Higashichichibu Village, Chichibu County. Facilities include a farm fresh shop selling produce from nearby farms and local specialty products such as Japanese washi paper crafts; a restaurant serving handmade soba and udon noodles; and a food court where visitors can eat oyaki buns and char grilled with salt shioyaki style. There's also a washi paper workshop where visitors can watch washi being made and try making their own washi; another workshop where visitors can learn how to make soba noodles by hand; Japanese-style lodgings; The Furusato Bunka Denshukan building with a gallery, training facility, and exhibits on traditional industries; and a late Edo period washi papermaking factory which was dismantled and moved to the station's grounds.
  • Roadside Station Ryusei Kaikan
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    22 Reviews
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    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Yoshidahisanaga 32
    In this roadside station in Chichibu City, Saitama Prefecture, as well as having an exhibition of real handmade Ryusei rockets passed down for generations by way of the 27 rocket making schools, visitors can get a sense of the Muku-jinja Shrine Grand Autumn Festival, or Ryusei Festival, from the large screens on display. Visitors can also buy local specialty products from Yoshida and goods produced at the activity center for the elderly such as Yuzu pepper, konjac, jam and dried sweet potato.

    近郊の椋神社で10月にやっている龍勢祭に関する展示があり、龍勢の実物や映像などで、詳しく知ることができます。

  • Roadside Station Showa
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    1 Reviews
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    Saitama Pref. Kasukabeshi Kamiyanagi 995
    Surrounded by bountiful views of nature and rice fields, the Roadside Station Showa is located within the Kasukabe Showa District. This Roadside Station offers light meals and souvenirs, and also serves as a fresh vegetable and fruit market where bento lunchboxes, sweets, juice, sake, and other light meals can be purchased from outdoor vendors. They also sell miniature replicas of their trademark Showa kite, displayed atop the main entrance.

    道の駅庄和のレストラン・食彩館に入っている店舗。カレー料理が中心です。塩麹から揚げ定食カレーセット700円をいただきました。3連休のお昼に行ったので、できあがるまで10分くらい待ちましたが、揚げたての唐揚げで美味しかったです。

  • Roadside Station Chichibu
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    3.5
    84 Reviews
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    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Omiya 4625
    The center of sightseeing along the Chichibuji road, Roadside Station Chichibu is a popular road station that sells souvenirs unique to Chichibu and has restaurants where you can taste local cuisine. Chichibu no Mizu, a fountain with water sourced from an Arakawa River tributary (Urayama River) and groundwater from Mt. Buko, has safe and delicious water cleaned through slow sand filtration. Feel free to take some home.

    There's a counter style noodle shop within the supermarket that only opens from 11am. It was very interesting to see the relatively large selection of local specialties on sale and how cheap fresh...

  • Roadside Station Ryokamionsen Yakushi no Yu
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    32 Reviews
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    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunoganomachi Ryoukamisusuki 2380
    Roadside Station Ryokamionsen Yakushi no Yu is near Mt. Ryokami, one of Japan’s top 100 mountains, and it has day-trip onsen facilities, direct sales of farm goods, a rest area, dining hall, and soba-making classes. The direct sales area offers fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables, as well as rare mulberry jam and hand-made konjac jelly and woodwork.

    日帰り温泉を利用しました。 駐車場が広くてとめやすく、施設も綺麗なのでおススメです。 露天風呂がないのが少し残念ですが、化粧水なども充実しているのでよかったです。

  • Roadside Station Otaki Onsen
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    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Otaki 4277-2
    Roadside Station Otaki Onsen is particularly known for offering private rooms to use after rising from their onsen baths for “day trip onsens.” There’s a recessed outdoor bath where you can look out at the close growing trees and a clear flowing stream from Arakawa River. It also hosts a direct sales corner and the Otaki Historical Museum.
  • Roadside Station Hanazono
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    Saitama Fukaya-shi Omaeda 458-1
  • Roadside Station Ogawamachi
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    22 Reviews
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    Saitama Pref. Hikigunogawamachi Ogawa 1220
    A roadside station situated along National Route 254 in Ogawa, Ogawa Town, Hiki County. Ogawa Town is known as one of the leading production areas of organic vegetables in Japan and at this roadside station visitors can purchase local specialty products such as produce from local farms, local liquors, and famous local confections. The station is also adjoined by the Saitama Craft Center, a facility which sells, displays, demonstrates, and offers classes on traditional crafts such as handmade Japanese washi paper; and Men Kobo Katakuri, a restaurant which serves udon noodles made with local flour.

    Learn how traditional Japanese paper is made. Nice place to get souvenirs and learn about different Japanese crafts. Can actually make paper .

  • Michinoeki Kawaguchi Angyo
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    Saitama Pref. Kawaguchishi Angyouryouke 844-2

    My friend and i travel to lake kawaguchi area by train. We took JR chuo line then change to fujikyu line to lake kawaguchi station. We hop on sakura coach which has classic feature. As it was sakura...

  • Michinoeki doyonofurusatotone
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    Saitama Pref. Kazoshi Zawa 258-1
  • Roadside Station Kawamoto
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    Saitama Fukaya-shi Nagazaike 1279-2
  • Roadside Station Me Nu Ma
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    Saitama Kumagaya-shi Yatogo 720
  • Roadside Station Kita Kawabe
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    Saitama Kazo-shi Onofukuro 1737

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Eclipsed by neighboring Tokyo, Saitama is often branded as the sleepy suburbs. However, look a little deeper and you’ll uncover quaint towns bursting with history and crafts from the kurazukuri Edo-period clay houses of Kawagoe to the ancient tree-enveloped temples of Chichibu.

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