Destination guide

Travel to arty Saitama

Take a holiday 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-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Saitama

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

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural landscape of Saitama

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

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Saitama

The nearest airport is in Tokyo (HND-Haneda), located 25.8 mi (41.5 km) from the city centre. 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Saitama?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 564 holiday lettings around Saitama. From 109 houses to 405 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Saitama?

If you love staying where all the action is, think about booking somewhere near the main streets. HomeAway has 39 centrally located rental homes available. Not your style? You might want to scroll through our 28 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Saitama?

There's no need to miss out on all the conveniences of home just because you're going on holiday. Kick back in an apartment and explore the area like the locals. HomeAway has 280 for you to select from here. How does £16 a night sound? That's what you're looking at paying if you don't put it off for too long! If that doesn't fit with your crew's taste, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • House: 110 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £34 per night.
  • Hotel: 31 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £65 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 18 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £31 per night.

Can I stay in Saitama in a large group?

Nothing comes close to reuniting with old work colleagues or spending a couple of weeks with extended family in a marvellous new locale. What's best, HomeAway has places to suit. The top choice for larger groups here are apartment holiday rentals, and you'll find 30 available. Rental options around this area that are perfect for large groups include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we offer 45 rental properties appropriate for that size. Spend a night from just £68.
  • If you have 8 in your party, you'll be pleased to hear that there are 41 holiday rentals suitable. You can get one for as little as £82 per night.
  • Seeking rentals to suit 5 people? You'll be thrilled to hear we have 34 that'll be perfect. You can get one for as little as £61 per night.

You and your posse will be more than satisfied when you plan your Saitama holiday through us!

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