Toki no Kane of the Toki no Kane is between Kanei 4-11 (1627-1634)
Kawagoe Castle Lord Tadakatsu Sakai is, those who built the castle Taga Town (now Saiwai Town has been said to be first.
The present belfry was rebuilt in the year following the 1968 Kawagoe Great Fire.
It has a three-layer structure and is about 16 meters high.
It is a symbol of Kawagoe that told "the time" which is indispensable to life from the early Edo period of the Edo period it was founded.
Currently, four times a day (6:00 am, noon, 3 pm, 6 pm), the sound of the bell is echoing in the townscape of the collection.
In Environmental Agency, Toki no Kane was selected by the Environmental Agency the "“100 Soundscapes of Japan” to be left" that the Environmental Agency “100 Soundscapes of Japan” to be left.