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Nagisomachi Museum (Tsumagojuku Honjin)

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To learn more about this area, stopping here is a must.

We had a bit of a rainy day while we were in Tsumago in November. The museum was a welcome way to... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2017
bangkokcassidy
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bangkok
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This is a good place to know the history and culture of Japan..... Nicely organized and managed... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2016
Maruf_Haque_Khan
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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2190 Azuma, Nagiso-machi, Kiso-gun 399-5302, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed December 5, 2017

We had a bit of a rainy day while we were in Tsumago in November. The museum was a welcome way to get out of the rain and learn about the history of this town and the surrounding area. A combination ticket will take you...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

This is a good place to know the history and culture of Japan..... Nicely organized and managed.... I enjoyed.....

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed March 14, 2016

We visited on a cold and wet day so already it was a plus to get in somewhere dry. We were the only Western visitors and a delightful young girl offered to guide us through the main part of the museum. This turned out to...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Ross B
Reviewed October 5, 2015

This museum is much larger than first appears. It includes a large home where important daimyo used to stay while traveling on the Nakasendo Trail through Tsumago. Amazingly, the dark wood inside this traditional home was originally light colored as freshly cut wood would be...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank NewportPam
Reviewed September 23, 2013

The largest inn that in it's day held samurai and high-ranking officials in Tsumago. The house itself is stunning and the English-speaking guide gave us a very detailed insight into the history of the building. Behind the original structure is a series of old treasury...More

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank gaschmon
Reviewed August 30, 2013

We learned a lot about the history of the village as well as its famous visit from the emperor Meiji, for whom special facilities were built. Lovely gardens also.

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank timmind
Reviewed June 6, 2013

Worth some time to look at the structure and the details. Interesting in showing the style of the early Meiji era.

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank Cyril-Mundy
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