Spots in East Area

  • Tobu Zoo
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    4.0
    188 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Minamisaitamagunmiyashiromachi Suka 110
    This is a zoo and amusement park in Suka, Miyashiro Town, Minami-Saitama County. There are 120 species and 1,200 animals kept at the zoo including white tigers and brown bears, and there are roller coasters and rides suitable for children in the amusement park. Also there are a number of restaurants and stores. There is also a large outdoor pool facility called the “Tobu Super Pool” within the grounds.

    I went for the winter illuminations and was horrified to find a crying lion in freezing cold temperatures outdoors. The cheetah cage is the smallest I’ve ever seen. I was horrified to see this type...

  • 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
    51 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...

  • Satte Gongendo Tsutsumi (Gongendo Prefectural Park)
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Satteshi Uchigouma 887-3
    This prefectural park is located on the border between Saitama and Ibaraki prefectures. At its center is the Gongendo Reservoir, which hosted the flatwater kayaking competition during the 59th National Sports Festival. It consists of four zones in total, including green spaces and multipurpose areas. Gongendo Tsutsumi is on the grounds, known as one of the best flower viewing spots in the Kanto region. Throngs of tourists visit, especially when the cherry trees are in bloom. The Satte Cherry Blossom Festival is held every year at this time.
  • Roadside Station Agri Park Yumesugito
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    3.5
    36 Reviews
    Transportation
    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).

    到着が5時ちょっと前だったので、お土産を買うには店内を見て回れませんでした。農産物も売れ残りのみ、残念‼️

  • 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.
  • Tokaen (the Wisteria in Ushijima)
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    3.5
    23 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.

    樹齢1,200年余、根まわり10㎡、藤棚の面積700㎡、最長2mの花房を持つ特別天然記念物の「牛島の藤」があります。丘の上から見て藤棚の広さに驚き、藤棚の下では古木の姿に魅了されました。他にも立派な藤棚・松、美しい花を見ることができます。開園時期や開花情報は、藤花園の公式ホームページで見ることができます。

  • Aeon LakeTown
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Koshigaya-shi Laketown
    Japan's largest Eco-Shopping Mall developed around the concept of harmony between people and nature. Situated on a take side plot covering 224,000 square meters the mall is split into two sections, Kaze and Mori, each with different styles. And with an outlet mall located just a seven-minute walk from LakeTown you can easily relax and spend an entire day shopping.
  • 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。

  • 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.
  • Saitama Aquarium
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Hanyushi Mitakaya 751-1
    The Saitama Aquarium is located inside the Hanyu Suigo Park which also is a natural habitat for the waterwheel water plant. The aquarium primarily displays the 70 different forms of life that thrive in the Arakawa River. The display is designed to depict 200 kilometers of the Arakawa River, from upstream downwards to the river mouth. A nationally protected species, the Tokyo bitterling, and the prefectural fish, a stickleback species, Pungitius, the carnivorous water plant, the waterwheel plant are nurtured and displayed.
  • Musashi No Mura Family Land in the Green
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Kazoshi Shidami 1700-1
    MusashinoMura is a theme park that makes use of its lush natural surroundings. Visitors can enjoy a farm experience, and there are plenty of family-friendly activities, including a swimming pool that is open from mid-July to the end of August, a petting zoo, a playground, and a wide variety of events, including character shows, on the Forest Stage. All this makes MusashinoMura different from other theme parks.
  • Roadside Station Hanyu
    Transportation
    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."
  • 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...

  • 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.
  • Washinomiya Shrine
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Kukishi Washinomiya 1-6-1
    A Shinto shrine located in 1-Chome Washinomiya, Kuki City. Believed to be the oldest large shrine in the Kanto region, records state it was founded by the Izumo tribe. The Washinomiya Saibara Kagura music and dance performance, passed down since ancient times, is said to be the origin of kagura Shinto music and dance performed in the Kanto region and has been designated a National Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property.
  • Hyakkannon Hot Spring
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Saitama Pref. Kukishi Nishiowa 2-19-1
    Hyakkannon Hot Spring is a natural therapeutic hot spring resort popular with people all over Japan. Visitors can spend the day in open-air bathing located in lush natural surroundings, or lie down in shallow baths and take a sauna before returning home. After or between baths, you can stop in at the restaurant Shochikutei for a special menu of selected seasonal ingredients. Hyakkannon Hot Spring even has five private bathing rooms that groups can reserve.
  • Kasukabe Information Center Platt Kasukabe
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    3.5
    12 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.

    こちらは春日部駅東口より徒歩7分くらいのところにある観光案内所です。 入るとおねーさんが声をかけてくれてやさしく対応してくれます。 案内所の中はしんちゃんのキャラクターがあちらこちらにありました。 また、レンタサイクルをありました。

  • Nakagawa Yashio Flower Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Yashioshi Kizone 2300-2
    This park is in Yashio City, Saitama Prefecture. Spread out over 13,000 square meters along the Nakagawa River, it's famous for the explosion of colors found when the rape flowers and peach flowers are in bloom. In autumn, the cosmos and red spider lilies are out, and this area is one of the prefecture's leading natural cosmos spots. They hold the Hana Momo Festival here every year from early to late March.

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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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