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Magome-juku 馬籠宿

Discover the Nakasendo and travel back in time to the Edo period.

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Use the "JNTO TRAVEL PLANNER" for train and map information helpful in traveling around Japan.

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Discover the Nakasendo and travel back in time to the Edo period.

During the Edo period there were five roadways that connected Edo (modern day Tokyo) and outlying regions. The Nakasendo linked Edo and Kyoto, and ran through central Japan. It had 69 posting stations of which Magome-juku was the 43rd.
 
A walk though Magome-juku will transport you back to the Edo period, some 300 years ago. The area is known internationally as a place that retains the particular atmosphere of old Japanese posting stations. Visitors can hike a portion of the Nakasendo from Magome to Tsumago. This scenic trail is especially popular among overseas visitors who seek an authentic experience of traditional life.
 

Directions

From Shiojiri:
1h from Shiojiri to Nakatsugawa Station by JR Chuo Line “Shinano” (limited express), and 25 min from Nakatsugawa Station to Magome by bus.
From Nagoya:
48 min from Nagoya to Nakatsugawa Station by JR Chuo Line “Shinano” (limited express).”