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Experience Japanese life of the 1950's and early 60's

This little town is just a short distance from Usa train station and Usa Shrine, but makes for a... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2015
quiltersue
,
Berkeley, California
via mobile
A town that brought back memories

I wanted to see this town and visit the showa street area as advertised in Japan National Tourism... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2013
Just-Julie-Cairns
,
Cairns, Australia
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good45%
  • Average35%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
19 Jul 2015
“Experience Japanese life of the 1950's and early 60's”
7 Feb 2013
“A town that brought back memories”
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Takada, Bungotakada 879-0617, Oita Prefecture
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Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

This little town is just a short distance from Usa train station and Usa Shrine, but makes for a pleasant side trip. Although the "Showa-town" is marketed primarily to Japanese baby boomers, it was also delightful to us as Americans. Many of the toys in...More

2  Thank quiltersue
Reviewed 7 February 2013

I wanted to see this town and visit the showa street area as advertised in Japan National Tourism Organisation. Walking along the narrow streets, takes you back in time. There are shops displaying many old artifacts from the 1950's to 1960's in amongst the usual...More

4  Thank Just-Julie-Cairns
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