Destination guide

Travel to artsy Saitama

Take a vacation to Saitama and enjoy the area's museums, temples and art galleries. This city's parks, monuments and zoo draw many visitors. Sensoji Temple and Tokyo Sky Tree are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Saitama

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Saitama a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tokyo Tower (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Tobu Zoo (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Saitama Sports Center (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Ajinomoto Field Nishigaoka (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Kuki Shobu Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Soka Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Saitama

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Saitama. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ueno Park (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Imperial Palace Garden (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Yoyogi Park (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Omiya Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Toda Rowing Course (7.5 mi / 12 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Saitama

The nearest airport is in Tokyo (HND-Haneda), located 25.8 mi (41.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Tokyo (NRT-Narita Intl.), which is 42.1 mi (67.8 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Toro station, Saitamashintoshin station and Saitama Omiya Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Saitama?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 154 holiday lettings near Saitama. From 47 Houses to 93 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Saitama is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Saitama?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Saitama:

  • Chiyoda: 35 holiday homes
  • Shibuya: 203 holiday homes
  • Meguro: 71 holiday homes
  • Setagaya: 61 holiday homes
  • Kita: 29 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Saitama?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Saitama. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Iwatsuki station: 332 holiday lettings
  • Sashiogi station: 300 holiday lettings
  • Omiya Bonsai Art Museum: 413 holiday lettings
  • Omiya Park: 447 holiday lettings
  • Hikawa Shrine: 449 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Saitama listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Saitama?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 47 Houses in Saitama. Our other popular types of Saitama holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 93 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 94 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Saitama?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 140 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Saitama. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.