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Historical Edo village.

This is a historical village in Fukushima that has the old style Japanese houses still intact. Some... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2018
The Snow-covered Landscape is Pretty

Ōuchi-juku(大內宿) was an important post town along the Aizu West Road(会津西街道)in the Edo period which... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
Thomas K
Taipei, Taiwan
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All reviews thatched roof edo period post town the main street both sides quaint village noodles old style the bus aizu wakamatsu hill shops restaurants japan hike souvenirs winter
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Reviewed 23 November 2018

This is a historical village in Fukushima that has the old style Japanese houses still intact. Some of them you can wander around in and others have been transformed into noodle shops and places that sell trinkets. At the top of the hill is a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

This quaint village has preserved their town as in old Japan. Streets are lined with shops. The river runs through the town. Hike up to the shrine for a beautiful view.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hoaimyw
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

An interesting place for foreigners to visit old Edo town. A bit off the track but interesting enough with its old structures and beautiful and cold running water. A little climb uphill gives a good overview of the whole place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lilianf838
Reviewed 4 September 2018

If you drive to Ouchijuku from above on the mountain road, you will first come to a restaurant that's just before the village. The restaurant has a large, gravel parking area. The car in front of us pulled into it and so we followed as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PA88
Reviewed 20 July 2018

This is an old post-town that once lay on the major highway that led to Nikko. Now, it is a tourist site and the thatched-roof houses are shops that sell all manner of souvenirs and handicrafts. There are also lots of small restaurants that sell...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Susan B
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Ōuchi-juku(大內宿) was an important post town along the Aizu West Road(会津西街道)in the Edo period which was once one of the main traffic lines. Nowadays, this village is famous for the traditional thatched-roof(茅葺屋根)houses cluster and is included into “The Important Preservation District for Groups of Traditional...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I love this place because it's quiet and peaceful and very nice people here this Village was kept very very well. It is a Japanese old traditional house. And in this place you all my many good local food here very delicious I have attached...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank GuideGift
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Oouchijuku is a lodging village on the former Aizu West Kaidou (main road) that linked Aizu-wakamatsu to the Nikkou Kaidou leading to Edo. Oouchijuku was the third lodging village after leaving Aizu-wakamatsu. It is past the mountain pass of Oouchi, so the lodging village must...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank tomizuta1953
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Old village, preserved in its form -- shapes of buildings etc. but turned into a number of stores with local-souvenir-goods.... if you like folklore,,,, place is for you... I just walked around and... it was all that I needed....

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank MarcinDrP
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

If you have not been to a Japanese thatched village before you will likely enjoy the experience. If this is not your first then less so. Fairly small which means that more than a couple of tour buses swamps it and each of he old...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank TrentEndNZ
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