Magome-juku is a small town in the hills of Nagano Prefecture, located in the Kiso Valley. which served travelers of the Nakasendo, a major route connecting Tokyo with Kyoto during the Edo Period.
This forest valley is surrounded by the Japan Alps.
The town has been beautifully restored with a broad stone walkway lined with carefully tended foliage.
To ensure the safety of travellers, these post-towns were built. They served as way stations where travellers could stop for food and rest, and also secured their safety at night.
Activities in Magome
City guided tours : Tokyo, Kyoto, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, Kanazawa...
During this tour, you will have the opportunity to visit many iconic places as well as the most beautiful monuments of the cities of Tokyo, Kyoto, Takayama, Shirakawa-go and Kanazawa. You will thus be able to admire the different kinds of Japanese art: temples and shrines in Kyoto, modern buildings designed by renowned architects in Tokyo, historical houses in Takayama, Kanazawa’s wonderful landscape garden, Shirakawa-go’s Gassho-zukuri , the traditional old houses of Tsumago and Magome, as well as the impressive feudal castle of Matsumoto!