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Kesen Daiku Sakan Folklore Museum

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Amazing carpentry work that needs to be preserved ...

The "Kesen" carpentry style is unique to the area and unfortunately there are very few carpenters... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
Vanessa Y
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Tokyo, Japan
Off the beaten path

You'll think you're going the wrong way: it takes awhile to get here. The museum is very... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2013
Indigo_Scott
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Tokyo, Japan
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May 21, 2018
“Amazing carpentry work that needs to be preserved ...”
Nov 19, 2015
“amazing, traditional,”
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1-237 Otomocho Myoga, Rikuzentakata 029-2207, Iwate Prefecture
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

The "Kesen" carpentry style is unique to the area and unfortunately there are very few carpenters (if any) left to carry on the techniques. Inside the main building with high ceilings is a well-maintained hearth and kitchen area with various items to look at. The...More

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Reviewed November 19, 2015

i have been here now 3 times as a child but as an adult i really soak in the richness of culture and history. The workmanship of the structures are incredible and the location beautiful. It really is like stepping into an old folklore tale....More

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Reviewed November 13, 2013

You'll think you're going the wrong way: it takes awhile to get here. The museum is very tastefully decorated, very traditional, remote. The staff are friendly (everyone is here). Stop in at the restaurant for a bowl of noodles.

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