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A nice traditional street

This is a nice and quiet traditional street at Hita. The building is old and in good condition... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2017
Hong Kong, China
Shopping street with a historical feel

We started with a tour of the Kuncho Sake Brewery (parked the car there for free), did a bit of... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2016
Nicole W
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Mamedamachi, Hita 877-0005, Oita Prefecture
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

We enjoyed the wide variety of shops in the old buildings in this part of Hita. We also enjoyed our bus trip to the village of Onda, where Onda pottery is made.

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

We really enjoyed walking around these streets! It was a bit rainy the day we went and we still enjoyed it. We got cheap and yummy karaage, tried rice crackers and yokan for the first time, and bought gifts lovely for friends and ourselves. All...More

Thank Natalie C
Reviewed February 12, 2018

We always try to find historic areas in Japan, so while on Kyushu island we visited two streets in Mamedamachi that were recommended by guide books. Unfortunately there is very little traditional feeling to these two streets anymore. They are now fully occupied by tourist...More

Thank Chantman
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

It was a nice little town street to walk on, and we came to visit based on some good comments by a nearby hotel. However, when we arrived, the town was rather quiet and without all the shops opened. Perhaps it was cold. However it...More

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Mameda town is the castle township of Nagayama Castle and later the Hita Jinya (Governor’s offices of a Tenryou under direct control of the Tokugawa Shougun). The historic township is composed of two main streets running north to south for about three hundred meters and...More

Thank tomizuta1953
Reviewed September 10, 2017

This is a nice and quiet traditional street at Hita. The building is old and in good condition. The shops are very unique but like the common walking street. Great to spend half day there.

Thank deniskan
Reviewed June 25, 2017

I visited here in June. There were many old houses and the atmosphere was not bad. However, many cars passed the main street of this town and I was not able to relax. I left here in short time.

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Reviewed March 25, 2017

Walked along the historical streets of Hita City-Mameda machi. There were lots of traditional houses one of which we visited was the Museum of the Hina Dolls. Dolls which were made during the Edo Period were preserved and displayed. Paid an entrance fee of 300...More

Thank emilysato
Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

Was excellant to see old japanest architecture and was wonderful enough i recommand everyone to workarround here for a while to enjoy old japanese village

Thank 홍주 김
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We started with a tour of the Kuncho Sake Brewery (parked the car there for free), did a bit of tasting and shopping before walking the rest of the street. They sell sake ice cream at the attached cafe and it was quite nice though...More

Thank Nicole W
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