Day trip to Kawagoe

Kawagoe is an old and small city north of Tokyo. It is famous for its old Edo architecture.

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Public announcement from the train company, something like “This train is not your private talk show”, meaning keep your voice down. They have this kind of how-to-behave posters in the Berlin subway too. I don’t remember seeing them in Stockholm.

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Very old and famous tower:

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Free of charge area to relax. Maybe more popular in the summer.

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Hot lemon:

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Some kind of old trick to protect the city from invading enemies:

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People write their wishes on these wooden bricks. Almost all were about wanting to pass a test.

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But this one was about wanting to marry a girl:

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Persimmon/Kaki fruits:

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The thieves’ bridge:

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As so often, we ended our day in Tachikawa with games and sauna. I won once at Taiko no Tatsujin.

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