Kawagoe historic district includes old merchant homes built in the traditional warehouse style of the Edo period. Kitain, a historical temple related to the Tokugawa Shogun family, has various attractions including the numerous stone states called Gokyaku Rakan.
Daruma Doll Market at Kitain Temple
Date: January 3rd(Fri) 2020
Location: Kitain Temple at Kawagoe, Saitama Prefecture
YouTube Daruma Doll Market by ohiko2000 http://youtu.be/k0pvlD0Ca58
YouTube Kitain Temple http://youtu.be/7X-_oUuQp4k
Getting there from Shinjuku Station on the Seibu Railway
Take a train on the Seibu Shinjuku-sen Kyuko Line 西武新宿線急行 and get off at Honkawagoe Station 本川越駅 (1 hour 6 min. ride)
A 15-min walk from Honkawagoe station to Kitain temple.
*It is about 15 minutes on foot from the Kawagoe historic district to Kitain temple.
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