Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine

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Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Kawagoe, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. In order to separate it from Hikawa Shrine in Omiya Ward, Saitama City, it is often called Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine. [Wikipedia]

Overview

Address

2-11 Miyashitamachi, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama (Directions)

Hours

5:00 - 18:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 5:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 5:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 5:00 - 18:00
Thursday 5:00 - 18:00
Friday 5:00 - 18:00
Saturday 5:00 - 18:00
Sunday 5:00 - 18:00
Holidays 5:00 - 18:00

Price

Free entry

Phone Number

049-222-5399

Upcoming Events

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