Tsumago: Stepping back in time in a beautifully preserved Edo period post town

  • Published on : 25/03/2024
  • by : Japan Experience

Nestled in the heart of Japan's Kiso Valley lies Tsumago, one of the best preserved post towns from the Edo-period. Located on the historic Nakasendo route between Kyoto and Edo (Tokyo), this charming town has made great efforts to recreate the authentic ambience of the Edo era, allowing visitors to imagine they have slipped back to an earlier time in Japan's history. A visit to Tsumago is a journey into the past, offering a glimpse of life as it was centuries ago.



 

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