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Amazing traditional japanese village

This amazing village has been restored to retain the look & feel from Edo times. Dark, wood clad... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2015
Karen M
,
Orkney
Basic

Very basic, even by ryokan standards. Tiny room for solo traveller and not serviced at all... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2015
MinervaEdinburgh
,
Edinburgh
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Oct 28, 2015
“Amazing traditional japanese village”
Jun 12, 2015
“Basic”
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Azuma, Nagiso-machi, Kiso-gun, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

This amazing village has been restored to retain the look & feel from Edo times. Dark, wood clad houses, cobbled street & watermills make for ideal photo opportunities. Great start/end to walking the Nakasendo trail

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed 12 June 2015

Very basic, even by ryokan standards. Tiny room for solo traveller and not serviced at all - breakfast tray left at the end of the day. Excellent location makes up.

Thank MinervaEdinburgh
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Reviewed 19 April 2015

A lovely village with traditional houses in a steep sided valley & fast flowing river. Stayed overnight in a very authentic old inn which added to our experience. Good choice of accommodation options available

Thank Darrel J
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Reviewed 19 March 2013

We stayed a night here in the middle of March and we loved it. There are great accommodation options, mainly minshuku, bed and breakfast style. There are stunning old places which will excite you before you even enter. For a westerner, this is what Japan's...More

1  Thank p_alewood
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Reviewed 28 November 2012

A small cluster of houses/guesthouses. Part of the Magome-Tsumago hiking route. Nothing much by way of shops.

Thank SG_Travelbugs
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