Located in the historic post town of Tsumago-juku in Nagano, the Waki-honjin is a step back in time to the Edo period between 1603 and 1867. Tsumago's Wak-honjin was one of the important stops along the Nakasendo highway where feudal lords would stay as they traveled the highway. Wreathed in cypress trees, the waki-honjin is a peaceful place and today is one of the most impressive historic structures in Tsumago.
9 AM - 5 PM
600 yen (4.30 USD)
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How to get there
N35° 34' 38.442"E137° 35' 43.4724"
This photo was taken inside Waki Honjin Okuya, which is part of the Nagiso Town Museum.
From Nagano, take the JR Shinano line from Nagano Station. Transfer at Nagiso Station for the Magome Line. Get off at Omatabashi station and walk five minutes to the Nagiso Town Museum. The whole journey takes around 3 hours.
Waki Honjin is one of the three buildings that make up the museum. The photo is taken inside the building overlooking the recreated cooking pit.
2190 Azuma, Nagiso, Kiso District,
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