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Magome-juku, Gifu prefecture. During the Edo period there were five roadways that connected Edo (modern day Tokyo) and outlying regions. The Nakasendo linked Edo and Kyoto, and ran through central Japan. This trail was dotted by many stopover towns and Magome-juku was the 43rd of the 69 towns of the Nakasendo.

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Shirakawa-go: Visiting Japan's most scenic village

The most beautiful village in Japan is Shirakawa-go in the Gifu Prefecture. The village with it's old reed covered houses is a UNESCO World Heritage site