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IWASAKI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.

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IWASAKI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.

 

Saitama factory was established in 1960 in Gyoda City as a facility to manufacture mercury lamps and other lighting equipment. The lighting products are used in places like the Saitama Stadium and Seibu Prince Dome as well as in the highways. During the factory tour you can learn about the production process of HID lamps,( gas discharge lamp) which is in full automation.

 

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TEL 048-554-1111(Saitama City General Coordination Division)
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Address 1-1, Ichiriyama-cho, Gyoda City
Access 2 minutes’ walk from Gyoda Station on JR Takasaki Line
Parking Awailable for 5 cars (large vehicles unacceptable)
Closed Closed: Saturdays, Sundays, and National Holidays

 

Contact
(How to book your visit)
Contact by phone (9:00~12:00)
Hours 9:00~12:00 / 13:00~16:00
Capacity Max. 20 peopleTime
Time required 90 minutes
Notes Tours may not be acceptable depending on the factory’s schedule.

 

 

information around the area

 

Oshi Castle

phone Gyoda City Tourist Assiciation  048-556-1111 (ext.382)

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Oshi Castle was built at the beginning of the 1460s and is one of the 7 best castles in the Kanto region. It survived the Civil War era, holding out even in the battles with Uesugi, Houjou, and Ishida.
address
17-23 Honmaru, Gyoda, Saitama

access
15-minute walk from Chichibu Railway Gyoda station
By car:
30 minutes from Tohoku Expressway Hanyu IC
40 minutes from Ken-O Expressway Okegawa-Kitamoto IC
hours
Hours: 9:00-16:30 (last entry 16:00)
Closed: Monday (open on holiday Mondays), day after holidays (open Sat/Sun), every 4th Friday (open during special exhibitions), New Year holidays
Entry fee: adults ¥200 (¥160 for groups), high school and college students ¥100 (¥80 for groups), elementary students ¥50 (¥40 for groups)
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