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Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture
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Person who introduced Kamikochi to Japanese.

Reverend Walter Weston (1861~1940), English clergyman and missionary of the Church of England first... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2016
930nihalp
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Tokyo, Japan
a monument, that's all to it

If you see a few tourists gathering in front of a boulder, it might be the monument. If you miss... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2015
Shirley Y
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Hong Kong, China
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Jun 27, 2016
“Person who introduced Kamikochi to Japanese.”
Sep 12, 2015
“a monument, that's all to it”
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

Reverend Walter Weston (1861~1940), English clergyman and missionary of the Church of England first came to Japan when he was 27 year-old. He was known as the Father of Mountain Climbing in Japan, his memorial plaque was reproduced by Kyuichiro Sato in 1965, since the...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2015

If you see a few tourists gathering in front of a boulder, it might be the monument. If you miss it, don't go back to try to find it.

Thank Shirley Y
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Reviewed June 28, 2013

It is nice that Weston is remembered for his impact here. Since the monument is right beside the trail it is worth stopping at on a hike between the bridges.

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