Saitama Prefecture | Travel Information

Saitama is a densely populated prefecture located to the north of the Tokyo Metropolitan Prefecture.

There is an estimated population just shy of 8 Million people, making it one of the largest Prefectures in terms of population, and population density. The Capital city of the prefecture is Saitama, with a population of 1.3 Million people.

The city is conveniently located a short train ride away from the main to Tokyo. A large portion of the residents in Saitama do tend to crowd the morning and afternoon commuter trains, as the majority of the main regions in the city are purely residential with few major corporations operating out of the prefecture.

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Destinations in Saitama