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cool historic town

Personally, I really like traditional Japanese architecture and culture, so wandering around... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
katjordan93
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Silver Spring, Maryland
Very characteristic

One of the cutest town I've been to in Japan where almost every shop including post office here has... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2015
The_Savvy_Glutton
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Melbourne, Australia
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17 Aug 2017
“cool historic town”
9 Apr 2017
“A nice day out”
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Katsuyama, Maniwa 717-0013, Okayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Personally, I really like traditional Japanese architecture and culture, so wandering around Katsuyama was really cool for me. There's a bunch of shops with noran (the drapes covering shop entrances), temples/shrines, even an old well. The main drag is parallel to the river, making it...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

I love this area of Maniwa - I live not too far away so I visit pretty often. The preserved streets have gotten rid of all the power lines so it's not clogged up like most modern streets and gives it that old, traditional feel....More

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Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

One of the cutest town I've been to in Japan where almost every shop including post office here has a noren (traditional Japanese fabric dividers) with most of them depicting the business that the shop carries out. Pity we went on a Wednesday when it's...More

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