Kita-ku (北区 Kita-ku?, lit. "North ward") is a ward of Saitama city, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, occupying the northern part of the city. It is surrounded by Minuma-ku (east), Ōmiya-ku (south), Nishi-ku (west) of Saitama city and Ageo city (north).
On 1 April 2003, the day Saitama city became a city designated by government ordinance, Kita-ku was sectored as well as other eight wards.
Points of interest
The bonsai nurseries located in the area of Kita-ku is usually referred to as the "Ōmiya Bonsai Village" because it is in the area of former Ōmiya city. It has the official suburb name of "Bonsai-chō" (盆栽町, lit. "Bonsai Town".) The place is a must-see for bonsai enthusiasts travelling to Japan.
The Railway Museum campus is located on the border with Ōmiya-ku.
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