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An easy and peaceful walk with historical buildings preserved. Some are converted into museum and others shops.
Surprisingly not touristy at all. Some of the buildings do have proper explanations in both Japanese and English.
Worth a visit.
We came by this area rather late in the afternoon, so it was very quiet. The restoration was tastefully done and we did not feel that it is a very commercialized tourist spot, as we have had visited in other similar settings. Some shops were...More
Here you have a glimpse of historic Japanese architecture as well as candle manufacture. There are a few fine restaurants along the main street but we could not try any because they close on Monday. The one we tried was a local one serving local...More
After having an enjoyable visit at Higashichaya Old Town in Kanazawa last year, we read about Yokaichi Old Town when planning our trip and made a note to include this in our itinerary.
Yokaichi Old Town a quaint little town featuring Meiji Period houses. The...More
A Japanese friend who lives in Matsuyama took us here on our first day in Japan. What a lovely little town! No crowds, no need for a tour guide. Information center gives a map. Beautiful well-preserved homes and shops, many of which are still in...More
Uchiko generally was a surprising find- so beautifully preserved, the street with awesome small shops and restaurants with awesome atmosphere. Unlike other areas in Japan most had a counter to chat with the owner which was fun. Highly recommended.
Here is a possibility to see old Japan without the crowds! You can stroll through all these old buildings almost alone after awhile I met one Japanese tour group. The amazing thing is that this is a living city in the same old traditions used...More