Shiraoka Shibayamanuma Shibayama marsh carp streamers called Koinobori in Japanese

Each year during Golden Week you can see about 100 carp streamers flying over Shibayama Marsh in Shiraoka City. They are hung annually in honor of Children’s Day, which falls on May 5th annually. It is a project carried out every year by the city’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry.Read More →

Resona Koedo Terrace at the former bank

If you’ve ever been in Kawagoe warehouse district before, no doubt you’ll have noticed the large European looking building among all the old Edo buildings. If you’ve been in the last year, you may have been curious as to why it was behind hoarding. Well, it is because the buildingRead More →