Railway Museum 鉄道博物館


Opened in October 2007, the Railway Museum in Saitama is one of Japan's largest train museums. The highlight exhibits include the first locomotive that was used for Japan's first train line between Shimbashi and Yokohama, the 0 Series first-generation Tokaido shinkansen, the 0 Series first-generation Tohoku shinkansen, and sleeper trains. Near Tetsudo-Hakubutsukan Station on the New Shuttle line, one stop from Omiya Station.

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Kita-Urawa Awa Odori Dance 2009 北浦和阿波おどり大会


The 32nd Kita-Urawa Awa Odori folk dance was held on September 5, 2009 from 6 pm to 9 pm near JR Kita-Urawa Station on the Keihin-Tohoku Line in Saitama, Japan. A total of 11 awa odori troupes participated. Also see my YouTube video here.

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Omiya 大宮


Before merging with the city of Saitama in 2001, Omiya was a city in itself. It is now a ward (Omiya-ku) of Saitama city. Omiya (Great Shrine) is named after Hikawa Shrine, a short distance from Omiya Station.

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Saitama Stadium 埼玉スタジアム2002


Large soccer stadium built for the Soccer World Cup in 2002 and now home of the Urawa Reds. These photos were taken during the Vodafone Cup with the Urawa Reds vs. Manchester United on July 30, 2005. Over 58,000 fans attended. Also see the video at YouTube.

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