Kawagoe’s Warehouses

The Historic Charm of “Little Edo”

Donny Kimball
5 min readJun 29, 2017

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The historic warehouses of Kawagoe’s Kurazukuri District in Saitama Prefecture

Located about 45 minutes from central Tokyo in the neighboring prefecture of Saitama, the quaint city of Kawagoe is easy for the average tourist to miss. After all, there is little reason to visit a region that could be considered a dormitory for those commuting to and from Tokyo. However, unlike the majority of Saitama prefecture, Kawagoe’s history is well-preserved…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/