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Tsumagojuku

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Address: Azuma, Kiso-gun, Nagiso-machi, Nagano Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 264-57-3123
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Beautiful town

We walked the trail between Magome to Tsumago. Beautiful trail that stops in this small Edo period post town. I loved exploring the little shops with different crafts. We also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Sólveig G
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Kopavogur, Iceland
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Kopavogur, Iceland
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We walked the trail between Magome to Tsumago. Beautiful trail that stops in this small Edo period post town. I loved exploring the little shops with different crafts. We also had a lovely lunch at Fujioto. Recommend taking the trail and stopping for a little while to explore this town.

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Matsumoto, Japan
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An easy day trip from Matsumoto, especially for those with the JR pass to jump on express trains. While there try to find some Gohemochi snacks. Delicious rice cakes on sticks.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

This is a real old town preserved since Edo period. The buildings are well preserved and all the phone and power cable were kept underground. Very few tourists visited the place when I were there. So peaceful and so beautiful towns. There are also some restaurants and souvenir shops around the place.

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Hong Kong
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We drove to Tsumagojuku in the late afternoon around 4:30 pm in December 2015, after a hike from Tsumago to Magome and then taking the bus back. Maybe it was the winter, the town was very quiet and the architecture, although reported to be authentic, was not particularly impressive. Folks we met were friendly and we bought ourselves a certificate... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Old fashioned. Rural. Quiet. Peaceful. Authentic houses. Fresh clean air. Love Tsumagojuku. Try the tea houses and few small cafes. There are also some quality souvenir shops worth visiting. The Honjin Tsumago musuem is a nice start for your memorable visit here. Worth every penny for those fancy historic old Japan

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Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

nice place and feeling free touch for japannes old town all build by wood also near by one more town Tsumagi juku

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Keller, Texas
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Quiet, and peaceful. Just what you would expect in rural Japan. Great Museums and shopping. The BEST Coffee anywhere!

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Yulara, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

This is probably more scenic and popular than the nearby Tsumago this is indicated by the presence of a large coach car park nearby. There will be intermittent tourists throughout the day particularly school children who are extremely polite, well mannered and make an effort to keep out of the path of tourists. The discipline of the school groups was... More 

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Orkney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

This amazing village that has been restored to retain the feel & look from Edo times, is a great place to access the Nakasendo walking trail

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Sunningwell, Oxford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We took the bus here from Tsumago, and walked back. The town here is full of tourist shops, but it is pretty nonetheless. There is a small museum dedicated to local (and famous) writer Toson which is nice to visit before you start your walk.

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