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Small but quiet place

This Japanese merchant’s village let you feel like you are back in the good old days since almost... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
icdethwgmsp413
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Ibaraki, Japan
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Lots of Educational Museums

This street is one of the main ones where merchant families lived (like the Ban family), and the... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2015
Ashley D
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Hikone, Japan
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May 4, 2018
“Small but quiet place”
Jun 12, 2015
“Lots of Educational Museums”
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Shimmachi, Omihachiman 523-0871, Shiga Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

This Japanese merchant’s village let you feel like you are back in the good old days since almost all the houses are standing there over 100years. There are small museums to know their culture, but my recommendation is, to come in the small stores. To...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank icdethwgmsp413
Reviewed 13 June 2015

This street is one of the main ones where merchant families lived (like the Ban family), and the city has some museums dedicated to them. The Ban House is interesting, there are kimonos, folding screens, etc., and an overview of the history of the house....More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 23 May 2015

you must take a look and take a morning walk here when you visit shiga ken. the old houses were still there. it seems like youre walking on a different era of japan as you walk by.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Ellanie M
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