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Waki-honjin Okuya

2190 Nagisomachi Azuma, Nagiso-machi, Kiso-gun 399-5320, Nagano Prefecture
+81 264-57-3322
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very educational

the docent here gave us tons of info on the traditional Japanese post Inn and the way of life here... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2017
Angewaa
,
San Rafael, California
Transport yourself to the real past!

Beautifully preserved. Visiting this former rest stop, is a real travel to a post town... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2017
Delano S
,
Fortaleza, CE
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“edo period” (3 reviews)
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2190 Nagisomachi Azuma, Nagiso-machi, Kiso-gun 399-5320, Nagano Prefecture
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+81 264-57-3322
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

the docent here gave us tons of info on the traditional Japanese post Inn and the way of life here in the Edo period. Lots of info in English in the attached museum as well. we really appreciated the understanding it gave us of the...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Beautifully preserved. Visiting this former rest stop, is a real travel to a post town accommodation in the Edo period for traveling daimyos and their cortege. The toilet facility built for the Imperor shows the importance of preserving the monarch of common view. The way...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

A well laid out museum with lovely wood and screen work. A good reflection of post town accommodations in the Edo period for traveling daimyo ( in the honjin) and their retainers. The bath built for the imperial visit is modest but the sitting table...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

The house has a joint admission ticket with the history museum next door. (See the museum review for what's there to see at the museum.) Here, the house itself was (according to my guide) home of a merchant specialising in alcohol who opened his house...More

Thank Kat T
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Reviewed 9 October 2015

Marvellous little museum with very friendly guide. Nice experience of feudal Japan living and the importance of that route in ancient times. Beautifully kept.

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Reviewed 30 April 2015

I'm not sure whether or not we were just lucky but we had an excellent museum guide take us round and explain all the rooms pointing out where Emperor Meiji sat to eat and showing us the toilet made for him but which sadly he...More

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