Approximately 1,200,000 people call Saitama in Saitama home.
Saitama is situated 12 miles (19 kilometers) north of Tokyo, the national capital, and 30 miles (48 kilometers) north of Yokohama.
Omiya Park is one of the most cherished parks and gardens around the city. Nature lovers love to visit here for the relaxed atmosphere and pretty garden beds and trees.
In Saitama you'll be sure to enjoy a few remarkable museums, including the John Lennon Museum, where inquiring minds can always learn something new about the world. Savor the atmosphere, ask the friendly staff about the guided tours, buy something from the gift shop or just admire the lovingly crafted exhibits.
If you’re keen on skiing and snowboarding, can carve up the runs at Saitama’s ski fields and resorts. Sayama Ski Area is the gateway to the area’s most popular slopes.
The Hikawa Shrine is the ideal attraction to cap off your adventures in this fascinating part of the world.