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Tono Furusatomura

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Good experience if you are interested in historical villages

A lovely museum on the whole. Enjoyed visiting each house for a look at how it used to be. Remember... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2017
RolleingStone
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Singapore, Singapore
Beautiful and interesting, give yourself lots of time!

It was a shame that I lacked enough time to explore this place fully as there was a lot to look at... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2016
Simone R
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Melbourne, Australia
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Feb 17, 2017
“Good experience if you are interested in historical villages”
Mar 17, 2016
“Beautiful and interesting, give yourself lots of time!”
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5-89-1 Tsukimoshichokamitsukimoshi, Tono 028-0661, Iwate Prefecture
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Reviewed February 17, 2017

A lovely museum on the whole. Enjoyed visiting each house for a look at how it used to be. Remember to enter the museum near the entrance for a display of the wildlife in the tohoku area. Beware, the frequency of buses is very low...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank RolleingStone
Reviewed March 17, 2016

It was a shame that I lacked enough time to explore this place fully as there was a lot to look at. We only had about 30 minutes, but you could easily spend more than an hour exploring the grounds and the farmhouses. English pamphlets...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Simone R
Reviewed November 13, 2015

If you have a guide with you and can understand Japanese, this is really a good place for you to get a feeling of how people lived in Tono around 150 years ago. They also hold crafts workshops and some of the staff even really...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed July 7, 2015

A collection of old farm buildings spread over a large outdoor area. Very interesting to see, and a nice restaurant. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed July 7, 2015

This place had so so much history. We got opportunities to go upstairs in the old farmhouses, pet the snow white horse and buy pottery and other souvenirs, eat ice cream in the shop. I could go on and on but the natural scenery was...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed May 8, 2014

This was highly recommended to us by friends and I can understand why after we visited. The village is set in the heart of the Japanese countryside in a beautiful pastoral setting. You can meander around at your leisure to see the preserved buildings that...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Louichan
Reviewed July 24, 2013

Great reconstruction of how a village in the area might have looked a century ago. The houses are of course mostly the former residences of the better off villagers, but they're very well preserved and the area around is very scenic and makes for a...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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