SAWARA small traditional area near Tokyo

I came across the SAWARA traditional area in Chiba prefecture next to Tokyo.

SAWARA traditional area near Tokyo

There are traditional over 100 years old houses along the small river and registered as one of ‘Japan heritage’ which is approved by Agency of cultural affairs of Japan.

Japan heritage by Agency of cultural affairs
Japan heritage

The atmosphere is very calm and quiet, the scenery is like we’re back in time of middle age .

SAWARA traditional area near Tokyo

There is a boat cruising of small river watching the view of old houses.

Boat cruising in SAWARA
Boat cruising

Also they offer local foods like ‘ Soy sauce ice cream’ ‘ sweet potato sweet confectioneries ‘ .

Soy sauce ice cream
soy sauce ice cream
Sweet potato confectionery
potato with MIZUAME

It takes 2 hours drive 3 hours train from Tokyo.

If you have a chance to come this area , check SAWARA traditional area out !!
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Traditional hotel in SAWARA
hotel in SAWARA
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