What are the traditional industries of Saitama City?
Saitama City has designated Iwatsuki dolls, Omiya bonsai and Urawa eel cuisine as 3 traditional handicraft industries.
These industries reflect the culture, regional characteristics and historical background of Saitama City and the
surrounding areas and are infused with spirit and traditions passed down through the ages in Japan. These industries
have a long history in our city and continue to contribute to the city’s vibrant economy, while still maintaining their
What are the locations of traditional industries in Saitama City?
Traditional industries born out of the history and regional characteristics of Saitama City which utilize valuable skills
and techniques, vitalize the local culture, and serve as assets for the general public through accentuating the region’s
uniqueness are designated as traditional handicraft industries of Saitama City.