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Beautiful little town

Iwamura is such a cute and beautiful Japanese town. We were there for the "Girls Festival" and it... read more

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PenpenD
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Sydney, Australia
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Beautiful historic town, always worth a visit

Iwamura is a beautiful historic Japanese town that still has small streets, old buildings and... read more

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Sutherland Shire, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Iwamura is such a cute and beautiful Japanese town. We were there for the "Girls Festival" and it was so much fun. Can't wait to go back to visit family there

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Iwamura is a beautiful historic Japanese town that still has small streets, old buildings and people who keep the old traditions of Japanese culture alive through festivals and community activities. Such a nice small town to catch a glimpse of real life Japan in the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Iwamura castle town is a must for historical landmark visitors. The castle iself was ruined but the town has been well kept as a tourist spot. Near the entrance on the left, do not miss a 300 years old house used to belong to the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed December 29, 2018

We came from Nagoya, a 80 mins travel on JR Chuo Line and changing at Ena sta. Five stops and 30 minutes away we reached 岩村. We have planned for a hike up the Castle Ruins and this town is definitely a must-see along the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JimmySumKahWai
Reviewed December 10, 2018

We were taken for the day to Iwamura and it's castle ruins by Japanese locals. They bought us the autumn local treats to try, took us into the traditional houses and shops (dye house and exploring the entire saki shop were highlights) and chose a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

Not too touristic, not deserted, Iwamura is beautiful rural village conserved with affection. There are several traditional villas ENTRANCE FREE. You can enjoy traditional japanese house without making line and tourist's crowd. Locals are very very welcoming. I know some historic town in Japan, but...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank ことは 田
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

A nice walk to Iwamura castle with several interesting museums and of course great sweet shops. Don't miss the Kuri or toasted chestnuts

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

We came here on the way to Magome but this town was one of the highlight of our trip. We enjoyed exploring the old shops and castle area. We stayed in a great guesthouse(yanagiya)which gave us a really traditional Japanese feeling. We also ate in...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank dis-cypher
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