Echigoya Ryokan in Narai-Juku : ゑちごや旅館
Immerse in an Edo-era Inn in Edo-era Post Town Narai-juku
Narai-juku lies on the ancient Nakasendo road between Kyoto and old Edo (present-day Tokyo), and was the largest of all the post towns along the road. Travelers would cross Torii Pass, then the largest obstacle along the way, and recuperate at Narai-juku after the ordeal. With a history of 220 years, Echigoya is the only remaining inn to have continued operating from the Edo age. An exclusive inn, only up to 2 parties, maximum 6 guests are accepted per night and are treated to the staff’s heartfelt hospitality.
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Authentic Edo-era construction, hence no bathing facilities, sinks or toilets in the guestrooms. Family baths available, while toilets and sinks are common-use.
tel : +81(0)264-34-3011 fax : +81(0)264-34-3011 Official site
- By Train
- From Narai Station(JR Chuo Line), 10 min walk. By highway bus from Shinjuku to Kiso Fukushima, use the Narai stop, then 15 min on foot.
- By Car
- From Shiojiri IC, Route 19 (30 min)
From Ina IC, Route 361 (40 min)
- 493 Narai, Shiojiri 399-6303
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