Murakami town walking is a perfect short excursion to know traditional Japanese culture during your ski holiday in Niigata. This cozy small town well remains old buildings and atmosphere.
The real thrill of the journey in Japan is to visit rural area and feel the local people’s lives. Here in Murakami, more than 100 years old wooden houses are reserved and people are still living there. You can vividly feel how people are living in this historical environment. If you visit there during winter and early spring, you would witness dried salmons are hung under the eaves- very typical scenery in this area.
• Meet the guide at Niigata station at 10:30 (it’s about 2 hours from Tokyo by bullet train)
• Arrive at Murakami station
• Lunch at local Read More