At Koedo Kawagoe, you can see not only the elegant brewery buildings, but also the retro-modern Western-style buildings with an exotic atmosphere. Buildings incorporating modern architecture that was popular in the Taisho and Showa eras, such as "Saitama Resona Bank," "Kawagoe Christ Association," and "Shimano Coffee Taishokan," show a slightly different landscape of Kawagoe.
Saitama Resona Bank Kura no Machi Branch Office
(Former XNUMXth Bank Head Office)
It is a steel-framed reinforced concrete three-story building designed by Katsuya Yasuoka in 7.The exterior adopts the neo-Renaissance style that was popular at the time, and a tower is set up in the front corner.Katsuya Yasuoka, who designed this building, studied under Tatsuno Kingo at the University of Tokyo, and after graduating, worked at the Marunouchi Mitsubishi Building, the predecessor of the current Mitsubishi Estate, and after retiring, the office was in 1918. Was established and was active as a middle-class housing writer.
Ichibancho Western-style Nagaya
A slightly modern Western-style tenement house on the path of the Kurazukuri street.It is a four-storied mortar-built building with cute designs in some places.It was built in 7 by Tamakichi Saito, a builder.It is still used as a store.
Former Yamazaki family villa
This building was built as a retreat for Kashichi Yamazaki, the fifth generation of Kawagoe's long-established confectionery shop "Uya", and is a beautiful architecture that combines the goodness of both Japanese and Western styles.The main building consists of a two-story Western-style building, a two-story warehouse, and a one-story Japanese-style building. The garden has a tea room and a dry garden.It is a masterpiece of architect Katsuya Yasuoka, who was designated as a national important cultural property in September of the first year of Reiwa.
Kawagoe Chamber of Commerce
The style of FL Wright who designed the former Imperial Hotel
A building that quickly incorporated the influence.
Onoya clothing store
German with a Western-style ridge decoration on a half-gable roof with a Japanese tile roof
It features a special roof shape.
Handmade soba XNUMX length
This building, built in the early Showa period, is a Japanese "signboard building"
It is one of the masterpieces of "Tsuki".
The appearance of the copper plate pasted on it represents the essence of Kawagoe merchants.
increase.The spirit of Kawagoe merchants recreates this stylish building
It was born.
"Tantoku" was founded in Rokkenmachi in 2.The "Hanare" built by the first Tokujiro Suzuki and the 1869 tsubo dry garden are open to the public, and you can also experience matcha tea, eat, and stay overnight.Check-in for accommodation is in the Western-style drawing room built in 200.The main building, which welcomes the dignitaries of Kawagoe, has a retro Showa era atmosphere.
(Former Rokkenmachi Post Office)
Built in 2, the building features a white exterior and stylish bay windows, and has been used as a post office.Currently, the first floor is open as an Italian restaurant "Ristorante Benino", and you can enjoy authentic Italian food such as pasta, pizza, and course meals with wine in the calm atmosphere.