First Time Tourists Guide in Chichibu

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Chichibu is a city that is located in Saitama Prefecture famous for popular tourist like beautiful nature, culture, and historical places.

The city is famous for its green area because this city surrounded by some mountains you can check out.

See the beautiful view of Chichibu and take a nice stroll at Chichibu Shrine.

Don't forget to try the delicious dishes the city has to offer.

Scroll down below to know other cool places to visit in the city!.

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SIGHTSEEING

See the beautiful view of Chichibu from the top at Chichibu Muse Park. This park has a great place for recreation and sports, with ample parking and beautiful monuments. Chichibu Muse Park is a good place for recreation and sports, with ample parking and beautiful monuments.

Chichibu Muse Park

See the beautiful view of Chichibu from the top at Chichibu Muse Park.

Address : 2518 Nagaru, 小鹿野町 秩父郡 Saitama 368-0102, Japan

DOWNTOWN

Enjoy a nice stroll at the Chichibu Shrine. This shrine also a great spot to explore and see located in the downtown of this city. Going through shopping street where a few national treasure old buildings are there from Retro Showa era or nineties.

Chichibu Shrine

Ornate sculptures & carvings, plus many festivals & events, attract visitors to this Shinto shrine.

Address : 1-3 Banbamachi, Chichibu, Saitama 368-0041, Japan

SHOPPING

Shop at Unicus Chichibu and find various items from local and international brands. This big mall offers an excellent shopping experience for tourists with its many stores such as fashion, beauty, jewelry, food, and many more.

Unicus Chichibu

Shop at Unicus Chichibu and find various items from local and international brands.

Address : 805-14 Uenomachi, Chichibu, Saitama 368-0031, Japan

FOOD & DRINK

The famous food from Chichibu you must try is the Soba. Soba is so amazing, cooked with local ingredients and flavor. You can get it at many local restaurants in the town.

CULTURE

Chichibu is famous for its shrine as the historical buildings. You can find many ancient traditions here. There is shrines such as Chichibu Shrine, Mitsumine Shrine, and Chichibu Pilgrimage Circuit. Every year, those shrines have festivals that you should visit.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

Peak season: mid-April until early May are the most pleasant times to visit Chichibu since there's only a little rain. The temperature during this time is also perfect to have some fun outdoor activities or enjoy Hitsujiyama Park.

HOTEL

Enjoy a comfortable stay at the Wado. This casual hotel offers different types of rooms that can be chosen for your liking. Besides the great facilities such as flat-screens, minifridges, tatami floors, futons, and chabudai dining tables. Another hotel to stay in Chichibu is Chichibu Onsen Hanano Ya. The awesome hotel that is situated like a traditional place to stay that usually called Onsen. This hotel located 9 km from the lush Hitsujiyama Park.

Wadō

Not only hot springs are springing up

Ideas spring up and topics never end

Wado is full of customers' smiles

Chichibu Onsen Hanano Ya

The awesome hotel that is situated like a traditional place to stay that usually called Onsen.

Address : Japan, 〒369-1803 Saitama, Chichibu, Arakawahino, 542

RESTAURANT

Have dinner at Yakitori Shomatsu. This restaurant also serves amazing ceviche as well as other foods such as miso. You can also get tasty foods at Machieru - Restaurant MATIERE Restaurant. You can get various French dishes here, like spaghetti as the recommended menu. The amazing atmosphere of the restaurant, especially the balcony, makes this a perfect spot to enjoy a meal.

Yakitori Shomatsu

Have dinner at Yakitori Shomatsu. This restaurant also serves amazing ceviche as well as other foods such as miso.

Address : 10-2 Kumagimachi, Chichibu, Saitama 368-0032, Japan

Machieru - Restaurant MATIERE Restaurant

You can get various French dishes here, like spaghetti as the recommended menu.

Address : 24-8 Higashimachi, Chichibu, Saitama 368-0042, Japan

CAFE

Chichibu Omotesando Lab is a perfect lunch spot in Chichibu. The atmosphere inside the store is calm, the lunch is very good. The cafe also provides a great option for craft beer. LOGMOG cafe & shop to grab a quick bite and order a variety of coffee, desserts, and even craft beers. In the garden in front of the entrance, two goats welcome and you can take pictures with them.

Chichibu Omotesando Lab

Chichibu Omotesando Lab is a perfect lunch spot in Chichibu.

Address : 17-14 Banbamachi, Chichibu, Saitama 368-0041, Japan

LOGMOG cafe & shop

LOGMOG cafe & shop to grab a quick bite and order a variety of coffee, desserts, and even craft beers.

Address : 8593 Yokoze, Chichibu District, Saitama 368-0072, Japan

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

There's plenty of places to spend the night in Chichibu. Te・Airigh is the best place to enjoy craft beer and dessert. The amazing decoration of the bar makes it even more lively. Another great bar in Chichibu is Highlander Inn Chichibu. It is interesting to see the fusion of old Japanese houses and the Scottish atmosphere. Not only the exterior but also the interior of the old private house has a parlor and a garden, so it seems to be appreciated by foreigners.

Te・Airigh

There's plenty of places to spend the night in Chichibu. Te・Airigh is the best place to enjoy craft beer and dessert.

Address : 8-4 Miyakawacho, Chichibu, Saitama 368-0046, Japan

Highlander Inn Chichibu

Another great bar in Chichibu is Highlander Inn Chichibu. It is interesting to see the fusion of old Japanese houses and the Scottish atmosphere.

Address : 16-1, 16 Higashimachi, Chichibu, Saitama 368-0042, Japan

INTERESTING PLACE

Misotsuchi no Tsurara, one of the most famous scenic spots in Chichibu. You can experience the natural beauty of Earth in the overwhelming ice world. It is very cold, so it is better to take measures against cold weather. Mount Kobushi is one of Mountain peaks that surround this city. There is a great deal of climbing and see Mt. Fuji from here. The place is also surrounded by nature vibes.

Misotsuchi no Tsurara

Misotsuchi no Tsurara, one of the most famous scenic spots in Chichibu.

Address : 4066 Otaki, Chichibu, Saitama 369-1901, Japan

Mount Kobushi

Mount Kobushi is one of Mountain peaks that surround this city. There is a great deal of climbing and see Mt. Fuji from here.

Address : Mitomikawaura, Chichibu, Saitama 404-0201, Japan

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

If you want to search the Instagrammable spots in Chichibu, Hitsujiyama Park is a beautiful park and a great running location. The flowers, that come in different colors, are beautiful!. But if you will go on peak season be prepared to walk from the foot of the mountain due to cars are not allowed except bus tours and tour packaged service cars. Mount Bukō is another great Mountain peak in Chichibu. Beautiful path upstairs with a great view on top of the mountain. It is a very good mountain even for beginners.

Chichibu, Hitsujiyama Park

Picturesque setting popular for colorful flower displays in spring, plus outdoor activities.

Address : 6360 Omiya, Chichibu, Saitama 368-0023, Japan

Mount Bukō

Hiking trails summit this soaring limestone peak, known for its terraced landscape & sweeping views.

Address : Yokoze, Chichibu District, Saitama 368-0072, Japan