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Streets of Takehara

Takeharamachi, Takehara 725-0022, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 846-22-2475
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Old Style Street

This is an interesting street but not all that special. There are a few restaurants along the way... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matthew A
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Tokyo
The cozy historic town where the founder of the famous whisky brewer was born

Takehara City, Hiroshima. I visited the historical town area of the city. Traditional Japanese... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2016
tabishitegogo
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Ube, Japan
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2 weeks ago
“Old Style Street”
9 Apr 2016
“The cozy historic town where the founder of the famous whisky brewer was born”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Takeharamachi, Takehara 725-0022, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting street but not all that special. There are a few restaurants along the way that are just a person's home turned into a "restaurant". I suspect there are some nice fancy Japanese restaurants too, but you might have to look around....More

Thank Matthew A
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Takehara City, Hiroshima. I visited the historical town area of the city. Traditional Japanese style buildings, including breweries, various stores, from 17th to 19th century are preserved very well. You can experience the scenery of beautiful old town, as if a time travel. Especially impressed...More

Thank tabishitegogo
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Had some time to spare in Takehara and started wandering up towards the shrines / temples on Google maps (then actually found a brochure for it back at the hotel to explain the area better). Glad I did, turned out to be plenty of very...More

Thank LolStillWandering
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

After an amazing day in Iwakuni & another full day in Miyajima hiking up & down Mt. Misen & seeing breathtaking views in both places, Takehara was unfortunately underwhelming. It's a somewhat depressing place. We felt bad for the people living there. All of the...More

1  Thank kobekeith
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Overall rating: 3-1/2 stars Takehara achieved its modest fame and Edo-era prosperity from sea salt cultivation and sake making. On the weekday morning we visited, Honmachi Dori and the other nearby streets of the old Edo-era district made for an uncrowded and pleasant stroll. One...More

Thank Andrew1234
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

We stopped by the location on the day of our flight home. It takes about half an hour traveled from Hiroshima Airport by bus. Nevertheless, you have to watch out for the bus schedule. The old streets were quite fascinating but it seemed deserted &...More

Thank Dedungey
Reviewed 30 May 2015

I love to take a walk for traditional street in Japan. Almost of Japanese city has westernized after WW2. It's pity to lost Japanese good tradition. However some of city remains traditional atmosphere. I think Takehara city in Hiroshima is biggest one. Almost of foreign...More

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