TSUMAGO-JUKU POST TOWN

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Tsumago-juku post town in nagano

Tsumago-juku post town (妻籠宿) is located in Nagiso town in Nagano. During the Edo period,  traveler, merchant, administrator used transport Edo (now Tokyo) with Kyoto. We can look a state of remaining Japanese traditional townscape and feel a historical atmosphere.

ADDRESS2159-2 Azuma Nagiso-machi,Kiso-gun, Nagano-ken 
CATEGORYTownscape
BEST SEASONAll
PARKINGThere is a pay parking lot (500 yen).
PRICEFree

ACCESS TSUMAGO JUKU

From the Nearest Station

Approximately 40 minutes by walk or 10 minutes by bus from Nagiso Station (Chuo Honsen JR Line)

Access from Tokyo Station to Tsumago Juku

1, Approximately 1 hour 40 minutes, Tokyo Station to Nagoya Station (11,090 yen/ Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen Nozomi)

2, Approximately 1 hour, Nagoya Station to Nagiso Station (3,360 yen/ Shinano Limited Express Shinano)

Access from Shinjuku Station to Tsumago Juku

1, Approximately 2 hours 30 minuts, Shinjuku Station to Shiojiri Station (6,500 yen/ Chuo Line-Limited Express Limited Express Azusa)

2, Approximately 50 minutes, Shiojiri Station to Nagiso Station (1,320 yen/ Shinano Limited Express Shinano)

Access from Shin-Osaka Station to Tsumago Juku

1, Approximately 50 minutes, Shin-Osaka Station to Nagoya Station (6,560 yen/ Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen Hikari)

2, Approximately 1 hour, Nagoya Station to Nagiso Station (3,360 yen/ Shinano Limited Express Shinano)

TSUMAGO JUKU MAP

TSUMAGO JUKU POST TWON TRIP ADVISOR

POINT TO ENJOY TSUMAGO JUKU

Tsumago juku Ryokan, Accommodation

There are many historical and traditional accomodation in Tsumago juku. But Visitor need to be careful some points to enjoy accomodation!

There is no hot springs (Onsen) in Tsumago.

All shops and restaurant are closed until 5 p,m.

The stores in Tsumago do not accept credit cards, so please be sure to have sufficient cash before you arrive.

Please the below web site to know more information about accomodation.

Tsumago juku Honjin

Honjin is accommodation that celebrated personage and the shogunate government stayed in Edo era (1603 ~ 1868). A visitor can have a look around the Japanese traditional architecture.

Tsumago Juku HonjinAdult-300 yen, Under 15 year old-150 yen
Tsumago Juku hours9:00 ~ 17:00
(Closed December 29th to January 1st)
Waki-honjin, histrical MuseumAdult-600 yen, Under 15 years old-300 yen
The reduced-price combination cicketAdult-700 yen, Under 15 years old-350 yen

What is Masugata?

Masugata (桝形) is a shape of road that is a double turn. Why was the road made this shape? The answer is prevention from invasion or attack by an enemy. Enemy felt difficult to invasion or attack because the couldn’t go straight by horse.

Near post towns

There are about 10 post towns nearby Tsumago-juku post town. Famous near post town is Narai-juku (奈良井宿). On the other hands, post towns have each feature points. For example, visitor can see the northern Alps from Nojiri-juku post town (野尻宿).

THINGS TO BE CAREFUL OF TSUMAGO JUKU

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Can I enjoy it even on rainy days?
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A visitor must walk outside while town street. So we recommend you have an umbrella or rainwear.

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What place is Nagiso town?
A

There is Tsumago-juku post town in the deep forest. You need to act with take your time.

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