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Address: Azuma, Kiso-gun, Nagiso-machi, Nagano Prefecture
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Postcard beautiful

The most beautiful village. Not much to do there but walk between villages. There are a number of handicraft shops and sweet shops. Try the persimmons stuffed with chestnuts. It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The most beautiful village. Not much to do there but walk between villages. There are a number of handicraft shops and sweet shops. Try the persimmons stuffed with chestnuts. It hey are Devine and can be bought in the sweet shops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This charming riverside town of old feudal buildings is a Must See. Wander through the streets and soak in the atmosphere, with scenic hills around you. There is a reconstructed feudal lord house, and museum. We visited during Cherry blossoms, and it was magical. Highly recommended

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We visited Tsumagojuku in late January. Save for a few shops, almost the entire strip was closed. We later found out that the shops in Tsumago and Magome close between November to April. Those open during our visit however, were good, non-touristy ones. A local food seller, a local sweet seller (a chestnut wagashi in winter), a lacquerware shop, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Went here on a Monday morning, and most shops were closed. Few tourists also were around which was nice, I could take pictures without distraction. A bus service from here to Nagiso or Magome runs about once per hour, so be sure to check the schedule well.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Stayed two nights inTsumago in late November. It is a traditional, quaint post town on the Nakandenso way. You can catch a local bus to Magome and walk 7.6 km along a beautiful scenic track through the mountains. The day time weather was mild at this time of the year with cool evenings. We didn't try any of the cafés... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I visited Tsumago right after Magome. I liked Magome more. Tsumago was quieter but a bit more difficult to navigate.

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Jakarta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I visited this place unplanned as I planned to visit Shirakawago but unable due to heavy snow. This place is in Nagiso. You can take JR to Nagiso JR station and continue walking or riding a bus to Tsumagojuku. Tsumagojuku is a part of Kiso Valley. Kiso Valley itself is quite big so I Just visited Tsumagojuku. If you take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Time portal, very pretty and an experience I will never forget. The weather was changing on the mountains constantly as well. Very dramatic but just added to the atmosphere even more. Worth checking out and getting away from the hustle and bustle of urban Japan

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Great effort made by the locals to preserve their history and heritage. Really allows one to visualise how the past was. Additional bonus, was after dark when the houses lit their lanterns at their front door, warming up the street with dim amber lights

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holland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This original Posttown is very well preserved and when you are walking through the streets you can imagine you are back in the old times. The town is connected by bus or by taxi. We took the taxi and for a reasonable amount (1500 yen) the four of us were comfortably brought to the town center. Tsumago is used as... More 

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