Saitama Prefecture is located adjacent to the capital of Japan, Tokyo. Therefore urbanization has progressed, and the population has also increased rapidly in the 1970s. In addition, various manufacturers have been concentrated.
In tourism, Kawagoe City is known as “Little Edo” (Koedo). Some of streets preserve the old castle town of the Edo period (17th to 19th centuries). In addition, Mountains in Chichibu City are a great place for hiking and camping. There are beautiful valleys, “Nagatoro Iwadatami Rocks” in the surrounding area of Chichibu. And, Railway Museum in Saitama City has become a new tourist spot.