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Autumn around the world 2013

Red spider lilies in full bloom grow at the Kinchakuda park in Hidaka, Saitama prefecture, near Tokyo, Japan


Drifting Down the Arakawa River in Nagatoro

from Taiken Japan

Discover Old Tokyo at Kawagoe

Take a step back in time and discover what life was like in old Tokyo more than a century ago. Kawagoe is a small town in Saitama Prefecture that makes a great day trip from the hustle and bustle of modern day Tokyo.

Kawagoe "Koedo" Little Edo in Saitama Prefecture - Kawagoe is a picturesque town in Saitama Prefecture, only a short 32 km train ride from downtown Tokyo. It has old storehouses and candy shops lining streets that look like they are unchanged since the Edo Period, giving the town its nickname, “Koedo” or “Little Edo.” Kawagoe koinobori Childr... - Kawagoe, Koedo, Little Edo, Saitama Prefe