Spots in Koshigaya / Soka Area

  • Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport Shin Misato
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    4.0
    129 Reviews
    Shopping
    Misato City, Saitama Prefecture Shin Misato Lara City 3-1-1
    This shopping complex consists of a diverse array of some 180 establishments, including fashionable apparel shops, interior decoration stores, amusement facilities, and food shops. The complex is located three kilometers from Misato Interchange on the Joban Expressway and Tokyo-Gaikan Expressway, and it is also conveniently connected directly to the west exit of Shin-Misato Station on the JR Musashino Line. A part of the local community, this shopping center not only provides a place to shop but also adds value to living in the area.

    Lala port Shin-misato is very much like any other department store you will go to. Its small but has everything you need for an enjoyable day of shopping. A few resturants, food hall offers plenty of...

  • Roadside Station Showa
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    3.5
    50 Reviews
    Transportation
    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.

    Plenty of parking room. Can get a good distance from the noisy trucks Toilets plentiful and clean Fresh food available But Rest room locked shut at 6 pm And no hot drinks!! 15 vending machines and...

  • LakeTown OUTLET
    Shopping
    Lake Town, Koshigaya City, Saitama Prefecture 4-1-1
    Lake Town Outlet contains a large number of stores that carry products for children. At this outlet mall, customers can sense the sunlight, the breezes, and the sunset from the lake, giving them a sense of the natural world as they shop. The three zones within the mall are full of greenery and flowers, creating a relaxing atmosphere throughout. Customers can rent strollers, and there is even a feeding room, making it easy for them to bring their babies with them when they shop.
  • Kasukabe Onsen Yura no Sato
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    3.5
    22 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Saitama Pref. Kasukabeshi Kobuchi 105-1
    "A hot spring bathhouse situated along Prefectural Route 2 in Kobuchi, Kasukabe City. Facilities include an outdoor bath constantly replenished from a natural hot spring ""kakenagashi"" style; a high-concentration carbonated spring bath, jacuzzi, and other indoor baths; and a loyly sauna. The bathhouse also has a body care facility, rest space, game corner, and restaurant."

    メンバーズカードを購入すれば回数券が買えるので定期的に行く方にはおススメです。10回の回数券で7300円でした。

  • Yukai Soukai Yukemuri Yokocho Misato
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    3.5
    25 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Misato City, Saitama Prefecture, Peira City 2-3-10
    "A hot spring bathhouse located in 2-Chome Piala-City, Misato City. Facilities include an outdoor rock bath constantly replenished ""kakenagashi"" style from a natural hot spring welling up from 1,300 meters underground; a variety of indoor baths including medicinal tsubo personal baths and a lie-down bath; and a far infrared theater-style sauna. There's also a stone sauna, various body care facilities, a restaurant with a large menu, and an Ebisutei okonomiyaki and teppanyaki restaurant."

    最低なアカスリでした いろいろなスパなどに行ってアカスリしてもらっていますが今迄で一番酷いアカスリでした。 まるで物を扱うような仕方です。急にお湯をバケツから何も言わずにかけたり、お客様を何だと思っているのか? 挙げ句の果てに「オイルマッサージしていかない?」と言う始末。 誰がするか!と思いつつ「いえ、いいです」と言うと足をぎゅっと押され「ここが張っているよ」と言われた。 他のお店に行って勉強して...

  • Kasukabe Yumoto Onsen
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    3.5
    22 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Saitama Pref. Kasukabeshi Shimoomashishinden 66-1
    A hot spring bathhouse located in Shimoomashi Shinden, Kasukabe City. The bathhouse has an outdoor bath and several varieties of indoor baths as well as a dry sauna, mist sauna, and mixed gender pool zone where swimsuits are required. Other facilities include a bedrock bath, body care center with massages and beauty treatments, and a rest room. After your bath, you can enjoy a meal in the bathhouse' restaurant, light meal corner, private banquet hall.

    We visited on 2nd January and of course it was busy but not too bad. Its cold but not even rainy in this area of Japan. The hot baths were warm enough not super hot. Also it has swimming pools and...

  • Misato Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Misatoshi Takasu 3-362
    A public park located in Takasu, Misato City. Built along the Koaidame, a reservoir built in the Edo period which straddles the border Between Saitama Prefecture and Tokyo, the park faces Mizumoto Park in Katsushika City, Tokyo on the opposite side of the reservoir. Park facilities include a grass lawn with large wooden playground equipment, and a barbecue ground.
  • Tokaen (the Wisteria in Ushijima)
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    3.5
    22 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Kasukabeshi Ushijima 786
    Just a 10-minute walk from the Fujino-Ushijima Station on the Tobu Noda Line (Urban Park Line), and approximately a 10-minute drive from the Iwatsuki Interchange off the Tohoku Expressway, this Wisteria Ushijima tree is over 1200 years old and is located inside the botanical garden near the Komatsu area civic center. This rare and unusual tree, was designated a National Natural Monument in 1928, and a National Specially Preserved Tree Monument in 1955. The foliage of this amazing tree spreads across a trellis above covering approximately 700 square meters, and there are two more wisteria arbors of the same size in the garden as well. Some of the roots cover approximately 10 square meters while some of the hanging blossoms can reach up to two meters in length. During the peak season of late April to early May this beautiful display is a glorious site to see.

    東武牛島駅から徒歩10分ほど。 駐車場は、隣接するパチ・スロ店に無料で停められます。 入園料は1,000円。足利フラワーパークの藤と比較するのは酷です。見せるための特別な仕掛けはなく地味ですが、落ち着いた綺麗さがありました。 昭和30年文化財保護法により改めて国の指定となったと説明がありました。樹齢は1,200年とのこと。そんな昔から・・・と思うと、気が遠くなるような・・・。 しっとりとした藤を味...

  • LaLa Garden Kasukabe
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Kasukabeshi Minami 1-1-1
    The LaLa Garden Kasukabe has a plethora of services including a veterinary hospital, a dental office, a movie theater, and many other shops and restaurants. However, one cannot miss the Crayon Shinchan Game Center and the Arashioyobu Buriburi Cinema Studio upon any visit. This amusement studio is designed along the theme of Crayon Shinchan movies. You can find some Crayon Shinchan goods cannot be purchases anywhere else.
  • Meguminoyu
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    5.0
    4 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Saitama Pref. Misatoshi Nizou 193-3
    "A hot spring bathhouse located in Nizo, Misato City. Facilities include a sauna and indoor and outdoor baths constantly replenished ""kakenagashi"" style from a source spring without any additional heating or added waters. There's also a 25-meter swimming pool. After your bath, you can enjoy the bathhouse' massage room; rest area; or restaurant serving noodles, set meals, and a la carte dishes."

    This onsen is quite quiet and that is one of the high concentrationof onsen component in Saitama. All tubs are filled with fresh onsens hot water and smells like the earth. Body sope and shampoo are...

  • Kasukabe Information Center Platt Kasukabe
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    3.5
    11 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Kasukabe-shi Kasukabe 1-3-4
    A facility that provides information about the city including lodging guides, sight-seeing information, and introduces the local specialties. You can also get information about rental bicycles and rent electric-assisted bicycles. They also hold a kite-making class where you can make your own original diamond shaped kite. They even sell Crayon Shin-chan decorated post cards which make perfect souvenirs.

    春日部に行った時に、たまたま近くに行ったので立ち寄りました。 クレヨンしんちゃんのポスターがあり、春日部情報が発信されていました。

  • The Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Kasukabeshi Kamikanasaki 720 Showa Drainage Station
    "The Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel is the world's largest man-made underground river, constructed in the eastern part of Saitama Prefecture, around 30 minutes' drive from either the Satte Interchange and the Goka Interchange of the Metropolitan Inter-City Expressway. The underground discharge tunnels extend for 6.3 kilometers at a depth of 50 meters below the surface; the project comprises intake channels, discharge tunnels, and pumping equipment. The large containment silos, which are used to mitigate the impetus of the incoming water and ensure smooth flow, have become famous symbols of the project, being compared to an ""underground temple"" because of their huge size and imposing pillars. The containment silos and tunnels have been used as locations for various TV drama series and movies. The Social Experience Tours are available (please note that advance booking is required)."
  • Uchimaki Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Kasukabeshi Uchimaki 3090
    A park located in Uchimaki, Kasukabe City. Park facilities include a playground, picnic area, flower viewing square, multipurpose square, and pit dwelling square. There's also a barbecue ground where visitors can enjoy barbecuing surrounded by lush, natural beauty.
  • Koshigaya Tennen Onsen Bijin no Yu, Yunohana
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Saitama Pref. Koshigayashi Omanochou 3-61-1
    A day trip bathhouse facility located in Koshigaya City, Saitama Prefecture. An outdoor bath, various indoor tubs and saunas can be found on the facilities Hanakaido and Yamasenomichi relaxation floors. After your bath, get a massage in the massage corner, take a break in the rest area, or enjoy a light meal.
  • Koshigaya City Hanataen Garden
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Koshigayashi Hanata 6-6-2
    A Japanese garden located in 6-Chome Hanata, Koshigaya City. A circular excursion garden built around a central pond which was completed in 1990, the garden has a tea house and the entrance was once a row house which belonged to the Uda family, the local village headsman family, in the Edo period. Visitors can take in the sight of beautiful seasonal flowers and trees. Tea ceremonies are held in the tea house. The garden is adjoined by the Koshigaya Nohgakudo Noh theater.
  • Kashi Kobo Oakwood
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Kasukabe City, Saitama Prefecture 8-966-51
    A Western confectionary shop located in 8-Chome, Kasukabe City. The shop makes and sells baked sweets and cakes designed to maximize the innate flavors of the select ingredients with which they are made. In the adjoining cafe, visitors can enjoy desserts as well as lunch menus including risotto, quiche, homemade bread plates, stewed pork hamburgers, and more.
  • Ryotei Kojiya
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    3.5
    6 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Saitama Yoshikawa-shi Hiranuma 173
    A restaurant that was founded at the start of the Edo period. Gaze out at the garden, preserved as it was with stone lanterns called “yukimi-dourou”, decorative red stones, and stone steps to leave your sandals on as you enjoy traditional local cuisine that can be hard to find anywhere else these days. Relax in the peace and nostalgia of the history and as you enjoy meals made with seasonal ingredients and seafood fresh from the local river including catfish and eel.

    お客様とのビジネスランチで訪問しました。 名物のナマズの天ぷらと揚げ物、鰻重をいただきました。写真を撮りたかったのですが、仕事中のため遠慮しました。 ナマズは珍しいですが、味は今ひとつ。鰻重も脂のノリは良くなかったです。 また中居さんも愛想が良くなく、あまりお勧めできません。

  • Campbelltown Forest of Wild Birds
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Koshigayashi Oyoshi 272-1
    A zoo located in Oyoshi, Koshigaya City. The zoo was opened to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the conclusion of sister city relations between Koshigaya City and Campbelltown, Australia. The zoo primarily cares for and displays birds such as Major Mitchell's cockatoos and Sulphur-crested cockatoos donated by Campbelltown. Visitors can view birds such as cockatiels allowed to fly free inside a huge aviary, as well as Bennett's wallabies.
  • Koshigaya Strawberry Town
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Koshigayashi Mashimori 1-41
    A strawberry farm located in 1-Chome Mashimori, Koshigaya City. The farm grows some 64,000 Benihoppe, Akihime, Kaorino, Sainokaori, and other varieties of strawberry plants. From January to May, visitors can enjoy a 45 minute, all-you-can-eat strawberry picking course.
  • Marusou Ichifuku Main Shop
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Saitama Pref. Soukashi Aoyagi 2-16-18
    "This shop, located a 10-minute drive from the Soka Interchange and Misato-nishi Interchange on the Tokyo Gaikan Expressway, makes and sells Soka senbei rice crackers, a local specialty. The shop gets its first class rice unpolished from local, specially contracted farms and polishes it on-site just prior to using it to make its rice cracker dough. Adjoined by the rice cracker factory, customers can purchase piping hot, fresh made rice crackers. The shop's popular ""Tenpiboshi"" crackers, which are cooked by hand using sun-dried dough, are only made in small batches and sell out quickly. The shop also offers factory tours and a senbei rice cracker grilling activity (advance reservation required)."

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