Tourists Flock for a Glimpse of Old Japan
280,000 foreign tourists visited Kawagoe last year. While that number may not seem staggering in and of itself, that was a more than 40% rise since 2017.
Hikers and history enthusiasts have also been exploring the historic Nakasendo trade route. International travelers to the area as increased about five-fold in the past decade.
So what are you waiting for? Get out there and get in touch with Japan's roots!