Saitama: 4 of the coolest new reasons to visit Japan's 'uncoolest' place

Saitama is a prefecture just next to Tokyo famous for its tongue-in-cheek nickname 'Dasai-tama', a wordplay on the prefecture’s name and the Japanese word ‘dasai’ meaning uncool. But never underestimate an underdog! Saitama is rising up the ranks with many note-worthy openings and places you can't miss. Now that a new sait-amazing era is about to begin, take a dive into the area's top picks: Moomins, art exhibitions, theme parks - you name it! All of the places can be visited either on a fun daytrip to escape from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo or as an overnight stay to fully immerse yourself and discover the cool in Japan’s 'uncoolest' prefecture!

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