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go to the past

It is interesting to see those old Samurai houses. We were lucky to have the manager guiding us... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
cpcog
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Hong Kong, China
Simple but interesting

There are several buildings in the area that were owned by samurai families and our well preserved... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2017
jjdmcook
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Daegu, South Korea
via mobile
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Jul 1, 2018
“go to the past”
Jan 12, 2019
“Very interesting”
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Fumotocho, Izumi 899-0204, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Reviewed January 12, 2019

A very interesting area. Very beautiful streets of immaculate houses and gardens. The curators of the houses were extremely helpful even though we couldn't speak each others language. We were persuaded to try on the Samurai costumes.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed July 1, 2018

It is interesting to see those old Samurai houses. We were lucky to have the manager guiding us walking along. He was very kind to help us translating and taking photos. There are a staff in each house who would tell us the detail about...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cpcog
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

There are several buildings in the area that were owned by samurai families and our well preserved. A couple of them provide tours and one you can even dress up like a samurai. There is a Wi-Fi-based audio tour that’s interesting to listen to and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank jjdmcook
Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely enjoyed my short stay in Izumi. My husband and I got to rent kimonos and walk the streets of Izumi. We got guided tours of each Samurai home. The bonus was that we got to keep our kimonos and we even participated at...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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