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Naramachi Koshino Ie

44 Gangojicho, Nara 630-8332, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-23-4820
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Delightful find

We stumbled upon this delightful house and enjoyed wandering through. It was a little insight into... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vivien W
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Melbourne, Australia
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Historic housing

We stumbled upon this while exploring the old town area.This was free and is self-guided. It's... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brandon W
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Edmonton, Canada
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44 Gangojicho, Nara 630-8332, Nara Prefecture
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"traditional japanese house"
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"courtyard garden"
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"self guided"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this delightful house and enjoyed wandering through. It was a little insight into the traditional housing and courtyard garden. A lovely woman welcomed us in and offered an English description of the house as we left she gave us an origami “gift”-...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this while exploring the old town area.This was free and is self-guided. It's beautiful and simple.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

I stumbled upon this while looking for some temples and shrines. This remained open when some of the temples and shrines were closed. This was free and is self-guided. It's beautiful and simple.

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This was a bit difficult to find but if you are seeing Gangoji Temple, you are very close. The neighborhood has narrow, winding streets and old, traditional houses and shops. People were very friendly and helpful in our search. Admission is free. Very enlightening. It...More

Thank Robin R
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

This is a must see if you want to experience Japanese culture. It's a traditional Japanese house and see how people would have lived back in the days. It's also free entry, when we walked in there was a lovely lady who introduced us to...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

An opportunity to walk through a restored traditional house, to get a sense of how life & living was structured in Nara-machi. Peaceful, well organised, practical, beautiful living.

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This beautiful and well preserved traditional house, located in the peaceful Nara-Machi area is well worth a visit. I particularly liked the little courtyard/garden in the middle of the building. Such great use of space here.

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Reviewed 21 December 2016

A lovely traditional house to visit. Gives visitors an insight into the traditional house and lives of the Japanese. It is free. Definitely a must-visit. Does not require much time, but do drop by for some photo-taking. The lady looking after the place even showed...More

Thank BenBelYen
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

This little museum demonstrates what a traditional machi-ya in Nara would look like. Visited on a rainy day and there was only me inside. The only staff (receptionist) gave me tour inside the house and demonstrated how to operate a traditional Japanese front door. Free...More

Thank kodyk867
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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

The attraction is free. You an walk through this traditional Japanese house, with a lovely interior garden, a nook like loft and all the different features to a Japanese home. We had two 10-year old girls and they enjoyed exploring all the nooks. You should...More

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