07 Top Highlight
Top sightseeing: Sakado Yosakoi (jap. 坂戸よさこい), from 10/08 to 10/09
08 Top Highlight
Top sightseeing: Nissai Cherryfestival (jap. にっさい桜まつり), from 03/11 to 03/31
09 Top Highlight
Top sightseeing: Birth festival of Shaka buddha (jap. 釈迦降誕祭), from 05/01 to 05/10
11 Kirschblüte
Cherry blossom in: Jigen temple (jap. 慈眼寺), 03/21 to 04/10
14 Andere Blüte
Iris in flower: Mizuyoshi Irisgarden (jap. すみよし菖蒲園)
28 Weitere Besichtigung
Highlight: Seitenkyu (jap. 聖天宮). Experience: Building reminiscent of eternal heaven. Address: Tsukagoshi (塚越).
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Sakado, City in Japan

General Information about Sakado

Sakado (Sakado) is a middle town within Saitama prefecture in the Kantō region. Sister city of Sakado is Minami-Uonuma in Japan.

You can easily reach the suburbs of Sakado by local rail services in 4 stations. Approx. 33.005.000 travelers are here annually on the rails.

Famous persons connected with Sakado are Heizaburo Ohkawa (1860 - 1936) and Utako Nakajima (1845 - 1903).

Travel tips for Sakado


Top Sakado destinations for your sightseeing are the Sakado Yosakoi (坂戸よさこい) from 10/08 to 10/09, the Nissai Cherryfestival (にっさい桜まつり) from 03/11 to 03/31 and the Birth festival of Shaka buddha (釈迦降誕祭) from 05/01 to 05/10.

The Weeping cherry (しだれ桜), another great attraction where you can experience the Designated natural monument of the city (市の指定天然記念物). Go to Nakaosaka (Jigen-jinai) (中小坂(慈眼寺内)) for this. Another experience is the Seitenkyu (聖天宮) in Tsukagoshi (塚越). Of interest here is the Building reminiscent of eternal heaven (天界の悠久を思わせる建物).

Hot spring

If you want to take a hot bath in Sakado, the spa Furusato-no-Yu (ふるさとの湯) brings you relaxation and is also good for Blood circulation promotion. The address: Aoda (粟生田).


Do you already own a souvenir from Sakado? You could buy for example the Sakado yosakoi Ohakomai croquette (curry-riceball), available in Ohkinakabu.

Flowers and Foliage

Discover the cherry blossom in Sakado from 03/21 to 04/10, best in the Jigen temple (慈眼寺). To mention in Sakado is the Iris in flower, which you can see in the Mizuyoshi Irisgarden (すみよし菖蒲園) from 06/11 to 06/20.