Sawara Historic Town

History Culture Experience Beautiful Scenery Art & Architecture
Free Admission
Family-friendly
Parking

Sawara town in Chiba Prefecture was a prosperous town used as a base for water transportation in the Edo period (1600-1867). The town was quite famous and was given the nickname “Little Edo Town”. Today, when you pay a visit to Sawara town, the reflection of the old days is so well preserved, you would be truly be delighted by its nostalgic ambiance. From early February to mid March, Sawara town holds a lovely “Hina Meguri” festival where town merchants decorate their shops with beautiful Hina-dolls.

Photograph provided by Chiba Prefectural Tourism & Local Products Association / Katori City

Duration
1.5 Hours
Telephone Number
0478-52-6675
Postal code
〒2870003
Address
i, Sawara, katori City, Chiba
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Method of payment
Cash
Recommended season
March, May, June

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