Saitama is one of the big commuter town of Tokyo. Population is 7.2million 5th in Japan. Population density is 4th.
There are only 8 Prefectures without sea. Saitama is one of them. 2002 FIFA world cup Japan/Korea , the semi-final game was held in Saitama stadium.
Omiya Bonsai Village
Omiya's main attraction is the Omiya Bonsai Village, one of the best places in Japan to get an in-depth insight into the art of aesthetic miniaturization.
In the prefecture of Saitama, there is a special place, an intact village that has remained of the Edo Period (1603-1868). It is called Kawagoe and is one of the most important tourist spots in the prefecture.
Kumano Shrine in Kawagoe
The particular Kumano Sanctuary has three activities that aims to bring the visitor closer to the gods in a more physical and even fun way.