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Traveling on Nagaragawa Railway

Travel

UpdateMarch 27, 2018
ReleaseMarch 27, 2018

att.JAPAN Issue 61, Autumn/2012

Nagaragawa Railway is a local line running along the Nagara River from Mino-ota Station to Hokuno Station through Seki, Minoshi, and Gujo-Hachiman stations. The Seki and Mino areas are famous for traditional crafts. The cutlery of Seki has been made by skilled craftsmen since the 12th century and is one of the world’s top brands. Popular souvenirs from this area include cooking knives, shavers, make-up scissors, and nail clippers. The Seki Sword Traditional Museum has an exhibition of Japanese sword making. Mino, with 18th century town houses with fire protection walls on the roofs, is famous for washi, Japanese handmade paper. Beautiful washi products such as letter sets, towels, and socks, make perfect souvenirs.

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