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Lovely open air museum

This is a nice place to visit, with a variety of old buildings from Japan. There were not a lot of... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Bianca R
,
Zutphen, The Netherlands
Good to see. Catch the museum

Currently no charge to get in. Worth stopping by, particularly the main museum. Amazing Samurai... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
tamaletown
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Perth, Australia
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26 Dec 2017
“Lovely open air museum”
26 Apr 2017
“Good to see. Catch the museum”
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14-59 Tachibana, Kitakami 024-0043, Iwate Prefecture
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

This is a nice place to visit, with a variety of old buildings from Japan. There were not a lot of visitors -which we liked- so that we could quietly explore the museum. We didn't have to pay an entry fee. A really nice lady...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Bianca R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Currently no charge to get in. Worth stopping by, particularly the main museum. Amazing Samurai swords, and other interesting items.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

Open air museums provide an easy way to learn about an area in different historical periods from their buildings. Michinoku Village did not disappoint. The restored buildings moved here from throughout Tohoku were nicely situated on a rolling hilltop with well kept grounds. It’s a...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank hfot2
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

This attraction is definitely worth visiting after the long walk from the bridge through the 2 rows of sakuras. Most of the signs and descriptions are in japanese with little english used. I was lucky to have a 80 yr elderly japanese who volunteered to...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank HotEarth
Reviewed 14 November 2015

This attraction consists of an open-air museum of several traditional houses, plus indoor museums of traditional life, local history and fire trucks. The houses were not the finest I've seen (though they did have their charms) but the collection as a whole was well worth...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank RogerR-Phila
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