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Fukushima-juku Uenodan

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Fukushima-juk Uenodan (福島宿上の段) is Edo style town located Kiso-Fukushima. There are many traditional houses which remains since Edo period. Fukushima-juku was one of post towns on Nakasendo. It is 37th post town. There was Sekisho, the checking point. The Sekisho was considered as one of four major Sekisho. Some of the remaining Edo style houses are used as the restaurants. It has great atmosphere of Edo period in modern restaurants.

Tourist info.
There is no parking. Use public parking near the town.

Access
0. at Shiojiri Station.
1. use JR Chuo Line to Kiso Fukushima (46 min.)
2. walk north east (7 min.)


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Fukushima-juku Uenodan

Having the Fukushima Sekisho Border Control Gate which was one of the 4 main control gates during the Edo Period, this post town was prosperous, playing a central role in the Kiso Valley both politically and economically. Houses built along the Kiso River still have the characteristic style of that era.