Sayama, City in Japan

General Information about Sayama

Sayama (Sayama) is a city within Saitama prefecture in the Kantō region. Sister cities of Sayama are Tongyeong in the Republic of Korea and Worthington in the Unites States of America.

You can easily reach the suburbs of Sayama by local rail services in 3 stations.

Travel tips for Sayama


Top Sayama destinations for your sightseeing are the Chikozan park (智光山公園) throughout the year and the Cycling road along Iruma river (入間川サイクリングロード) throughout the year .

Culture and History

The oldest building in the city is named Main hall of Hachiman shrine (八幡神社本殿).


Do you want to see fireworks in Sayama? The Sayama Tanabata festival at Iruma river (狭山市入間川七夕まつり) with 2.600 rockets is popular. You can best watch from the Surroundings of 3rd block in Irumagawa.


You want to eat well and enjoy a drink in Sayama? Taro croquettes (里いもコロッケ) is recommended by locals.


Do you already own a souvenir from Sayama? You could buy for example Sayama tea.

Flowers and Foliage

The plum flowers from 03/01 to 03/31 and is the most beautiful in the Chikozan park (智光山公園). Discover the cherry blossom in Sayama from 04/01 to 04/30, best in the Inariyama park (稲荷山公園). To mention in Sayama is the Iris in flower, which you can see in the Chikozan park (智光山公園) from 06/01 to 06/30.