Trip IdeasHistoric Roads and Trails
Walk the Samurai Trail to Narai of a Thousand Houses
Go back in time by walking the Nakasendo Road from Yabuhara over the Torii Pass to Narai, one of the best-preserved sections of this famous trail samurai used for traveling between Edo (old Tokyo) and Kyoto
The Sake Breweries of the Higashi Nakasendo
Blue skies and Mt. Asama are constant companions on the Higashi Nakasendo.
Kiso Fukushima: Your Base Camp in the Kiso Valley
One of the most important checkpoints of the Nakasendo is now Kiso's largest town. Thanks to its central location, it's the perfect hub for visiting the Kiso Valley.
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Kiso Lacquer Ware Festival / Narai-Juku Festival
DescriptionNarai-juku is a post town on the old Nakasen...
Tsumago Post Town and Nakasendo Road Hike
Tsumago-juku, deep in the Kiso Mountains, is the 42nd of ...
The Hokkoku Road and Unnojuku Post Town
Unnojuku originated in 1625 as a 12-inn stop on the feuda...
Togakushi Okusha Shrine and Forest Reserve
Togakushi is considered to be a spiritual mountain with ...