• The Narai-juku

The Nara-juku is a crowded lodgings where it was said that one thousand Narai ahead of Torii Pass in a difficult place. It was also a popular place for woodworking industries such as bends, combs and lacquerware which were popular as souvenirs of travelers. The townscape of "Important Traditional Building Group Preservation District" seems to be time slipping in the Edo period. Today is a weekend, you can stroll through the cityscape quietly. The Narai-juku was located approximately 7.3 km from the Niekawa-juku. The town had a population of 2,155 (man 1,104、woman 1,051), 409 houses, one honjin, one waki-honjin,and five hatago in the year 1843.

A shop dealing a famous product "Oroku-gushi". The material of the comb is shaded. Craftsmen can be seen in the shop crafting the comb. The mountain in the distance is Komagatake.

Two hundred jizo

Hachiman shrine


Kiso’s Ohashi bridge

Matsushima Tea

Sugimori Brewery

Honjin Trace

Wholesaler museum

Kousatsuba Trace

Water place

Shizume shrine

Japanese Hotel Tuchikawa

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