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Beautiful village

Luckily this little village is not well known on the tourist track - yet!! We were lucky to have... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2018
IzzyBella17
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Queensland, Australia
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Interesting collection

Housed in an old thatch-roof house. Interesting collection of items used on a small farm in... read more

Reviewed March 8, 2016
DavidWoodhill
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Canberra, Australia
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Feb 1, 2018
“Beautiful village”
Mar 8, 2016
“Interesting collection”
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4 Miyamacho Kitanakamaki, Nantan 601-0712, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

Luckily this little village is not well known on the tourist track - yet!! We were lucky to have lots of snow fall so the village of thathced roofed homes looked like a scene from a Hans Cristian fairy tail book. The folk Museum has...More

Thank IzzyBella17
Reviewed March 8, 2016

Housed in an old thatch-roof house. Interesting collection of items used on a small farm in Japanese village of yesteryear

Thank DavidWoodhill
Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Not a big museum but there are some old goodies stuff to see. Also, I really enjoy going up to second floor which I can see how they form thatched roof. It's really amazing! The staff (the lady at the entrance) was really friendly. There's...More

Thank Tawan U
Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

definitely worth visiting if you are in the village. unless you are staying in one of the guesthouses it is the best opportunity to see inside one of the thatched buildings and interesting to see what it would have been like once upon a time....More

Thank whattosay
Reviewed September 17, 2015

this small museum is housed in a traditional thatched house that has displays how life was lived prior to modernity.

Thank zzyyxxww
Reviewed July 11, 2015

This was a wonderful choice for a relaxing hassle free day trip from Kyoto. No train service so not many tourists. Had the place almost to ourselves. Fabulous old traditional thatched roof houses in picturesque valley. Stunning scenic 1 1/2 hr drive from Kyoto. We...More

Thank JaPhillipa L
Reviewed March 16, 2015

The museum is actually a traditional farmhouse (Kayabuki). It was snowing heavily and the village was deserted so I though it was closed. Then a kind old lady opened the door and welcomed us in. You have to pay ¥300 to gain entrance. We were...More

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