Tsumago-juku has been expertly preserved to its original state from the Edo-era which is between 1603 and 1867. A quaint city, it attracts travelers, photographers, and locals who want to see the restored architecture and landscape.
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How to get there
N35° 34' 33.1154"E137° 35' 41.2637"
This image was taken in the restored city of Tsumago-juku. This specific spot is a small stairway leading up to the main street of Old Nakasendo.
You can either drive here by taking Route 256 and park in the nearby lot (35.579323, 137.594902) or take public transportation.
If you're taking public transit, take the train to Nagiso Station (via Chuo Line or Shinano). From Nagiso, you can either walk there (45 minutes), take a taxi, or take a bus. If you're taking the bus, look for the Hogami Line and take the Hogami via the Tsumago bus.
Once you arrive, reference the GPS coordinates and you'll notice the stairs where I placed my model.
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