Narai-juku: a beautifully preserved Edo period post town in Nagano

  • Published on : 03/05/2024
  • by : Japan Experience

Narai-juku is a historic post town located in the Kiso Valley of Nagano Prefecture, Japan. It was an important stop on the Nakasendo highway connecting Kyoto and Tokyo during the Edo period (1603-1868). Today, Narai-juku retains much of its original Edo-era architecture and atmosphere, making it a popular tourist destination for those interested in traditional Japan.



 

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