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Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nemba

Open today: 09:30 - 16:30
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Ancient village

Interesting architecture and design of the buildings in the park. There is a place where you can... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alan P
An average experience

This was something we found rather average. There was nothing really interesting nor fascinating... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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2710 Saikonemba, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0332, Yamanashi Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting architecture and design of the buildings in the park. There is a place where you can rent traditional japanese costumes for the whole day I think, and you can walk around the park taking photos with the traditional buildings.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This whole place felt like an overpriced souvenir store. The restoration didn’t feel authentic I wouldn’t recommend this to other travellers unless you’re wanting to rent kimonos and have photos in the area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pamelamY7209GK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was something we found rather average. There was nothing really interesting nor fascinating which surprised me as I thought there would be more to learn about traditional Japanese lifestyles.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CTSL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saiko Iyashino-Sato Nenba (meaning the healing village of Nenba by Lake Saiko) was created for the efforts of restoring the bygone era’s traditional farming villages where dwellings were typically made with straw thatched roofs. Approx. 20 houses were restored and now is a popular tourist...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank unescotravelbug
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Went as part of a 2n stay in the area Borderline nominal entrance fee (350yen each) for the 20 huts but mostly contrived version of ‘traditional crafts’ with little more than 60 seconds spent in each A few extremely overpriced food spots in the car...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sameerk_11
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Bought the bus pass which I highly suggest getting. It hits all the colored routes. On the green route is this old village with thatched roofs. It was a last minute decision, but once we saw Mount Fuji we hopped off. After our stroll through...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Di G
Reviewed 15 November 2018

All the thatched buildings are incredible to look at, and there are lots of cool crafts that you can join in for a fee. One lady invited us in and taught us to paint on a postcard which we then got to keep. The atmosphere...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank RockingSAE
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

This place is super nice during nice weather. Getting more information about Japanese culture and some history. Very good for families with children (7-12year old) they have classes for souvenirs making with charge.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank _halenalee
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Every house has its theme, such as glass-making, fabric making, selling souvenirs & restaurants. I spent an hour for exploring the village and an hour for having lunch. Mountain Fuji was visible on the day that I visited, it makes the village more beautiful. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nickieriver
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Traditional village with several shops some with handmade beautiful products some with tourists souvenirs. Really nice view of mount fuji.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank GabinS2
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6 July 2018|
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Response from Su_Koyo888 | Reviewed this property |
It’s only for 40 mins.
16 November 2017|
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Response from CHENGPITER | Reviewed this property |
If you decide to rent a car, I would say it'll be the best idea. You can go anywhere you want, and not so far from the train station.And if you decide not to rent a car, you can go by bus. Please reference the Route map of... More
Michael O
16 October 2017|
Response from Patcharee5555 |
You can return to Kawaguchiko at the same bus stop.