Oct 23rd
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Free Virtual Event: Discover Komoro City

Discover this historic city in Nagano Prefecture

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When: Saturday - Oct 23rd 2021

Discover the historic city of Komoro in Nagano Prefecture with Japan Travel! Explore feudal Japan as we take you through ancient castle grounds and along the Hokkoku Kaido Highway, the link between Tokyo to the Sea of Japan and beyond during the Edo period.

Ride along with us in a rickshaw as we share a unique glimpse into the history of Japan and the local culture of Nagano. We will also visit a classic ryokan Japanese inn and dine like feudal lords on local soba and sake.

Tour Itinerary (Schedule subject to change)

13:00 - Opening and Introductions at Komoro Castle Otemon Gate 13:10 - Introduction of Kumeya, Edo period's Wakihonjin accommodation 13:15 - Soba tasting at Choji-an 13:30 - Rickshaw stroll along the old Hokkoku Kaido road 13:40 - Kogakuji Temple, Closing and Q&A

About SAVOR Japan

Regional areas where you can discover the best of Japanese food and dining are certified as “Savor Japan” by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries.

Savor Japan encourages tourists to explore rural destinations and flavors across Japan and often focuses on relatively undiscovered farming, fishing, and mountain communities where food is a way of life. Savor Japan believes that a deeper discovery of Japanese culture leads to unforgettable culinary experiences.

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Susan Tumanon a month ago
Looking forward to the virtual tour next Saturday!
Elizabeth S a month ago
This town looks intriguing with the castle and historical highway. What a cool idea giving a virtual tour to see this getaway spot!
Kim a month ago
So awesome to have all these virtual tours happening! Appreciate Japan Travel hosting them!