An inn town that still retains the atmosphere of the Edo period.
“Nakasendo” is one of the five highways that were constructed during the Edo period to connect Kyoto and Edo. Magome Inn is the 43rd post town on the Nakasendo. It is an inn town along a slope paved with stone pavement, and you can feel the atmosphere of the Edo period. Both sides of the road are lined with stores selling freshly baked gohei-mochi (rice cakes), oyaki (wheat cakes), etc., where you can enjoy eating and strolling.
It is also known as a place associated with Toson Shimazaki, and the Toson Memorial Museum, located on the site of his birthplace, exhibits manuscripts of his works such as "Before Dawn" and "Gate of the East”.
There are also many photo spots such as the waterwheel powered by water from the canal that runs through Magome Inn, the stone-paved slope, and the viewing platform from which you can see Mt. Ena. It is a good idea to take pictures and think about the romanticism of history.
Various events are held throughout the year, including the "Ice and Snow Lantern Festival" and the "Magome Shukuba Festival”.
The area still retains the atmosphere of the Edo period, and you can enjoy the feeling of going back in time.
Each restaurant has its own unique flavor, so it's a good idea to compare them.
There are many photo spots such as the water mill and gazebo.
The “Toson Museum” is associated with Toson Shimazaki.
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- Name in Japanese
- Magome Inn
- Postal Code
- 4300-1 Magome, Nakatsugawa City, Gifu
- Telephone number
- 0573-69-2336 (Magome Tourist Association)
- Regular Holidays
- Business Hours
- Not Specified
- 25 minutes from JR Nakatsugawa Station on the Kita Ena Kotsu Bus Magome Line, and get off at Magome.
- Official Website
- Official Website