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Edo Style Town

Would you like to know what was the castle town during the Edo Period? There are many towns which preserved many classic style of houses since Edo Period. If you are interested in Edo Style houses or towns, and want to feel like walking at Edo Town, check out those towns covered by MustLoveJapan. They gives you the great images of life of Edo Period.

Sawara

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Sawara (佐原) is located in, Chba, and because it was called Little Edo, there are still many classic style buildings. Therefore, Sawara still has the look of Little Edo. Because of the unique look and Katori Shrine is located close to Sawara, it is very popular travels spots of Northern Chiba. At Ono River, which runs through the middle of Sawara, you can enjoy classic Edo Style of boat ridding, and many of Edo style buildings are now used as the restaurants, hotels, gift shops and food stands.
Another unique feature of Sawara is Sake Brewery. There are a couple of Sake Breweries which exist over 300 years, and they still use the original facilities. They have free factory observation.

Tourist Info.
In July and October, there are big festival with “Dashi.” They are counted as three major festival of Kanto.
There is almost no public parking.

Access
0. at Narita Station
1. use JR Narita Line to Sawara (30 min.)


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