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Kawagoe Matsuri Kaikan

2-1-10 Motomachi, Kawagoe 350-0062, Saitama Prefecture
+81 49-225-2727
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Great museum to learn about the history of float n town

(visited in end of March-2018, with friends with young teen.) My first time though heard of this... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2018
SmileyPic
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Tokyo
Helpful and friendly guides and exhibits

See the movie! It is only in Japanese but the images give an amazing sense of the scope of the... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2018
BorneoMel
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Borneo
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2-1-10 Motomachi, Kawagoe 350-0062, Saitama Prefecture
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+81 49-225-2727
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

(visited in end of March-2018, with friends with young teen.) My first time though heard of this KoEdo place for years now. Stumbled into this museum as we headed towards the riverside with the thought of blossoming sakuras. . Turned out to be very nice...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

See the movie! It is only in Japanese but the images give an amazing sense of the scope of the festival and help to understand how the floats have been used to entertain more than 1 million people for two days in October each year...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2017

Kawagoe Matsuri Kaikan or the festival museum was located on the main shopping street. If you could not attend the actual festivals at site, you could view the displays on floats etc in this museum as an alternative. Entrance fee was necessary but the staff...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

The museum highlights the annual festival and provides a good overview. The floats are pretty amazing.

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Reviewed April 26, 2017

We visited Kawagoe for the first time and after lunch decided to check out this little museum. We found the museum had very helpful staff who spoke enough English to tell us all about the various floats on display. They were polite and answered our...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2017

If you're passing by this during your walk though Ichibangai, try to pay this museum a visit. Inside it pretty well organised and you can tell that lots of effort has been placed here to tell you as much as they can about the Kawagoe...More

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Reviewed February 7, 2017

Highlight of our Kawagoe visit. Kawagoe Festival, equivalent to Carnival in Western Countries, is the only event that inheretates Edo period scenes. Among the museum's collections are the real huge vehicles. Each district of the city has its own featured vehicle and costumes etc, and...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit while in Kawagoe. We took shelter inside while there was the weird hot and rainy weather going on outside

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