Being a foreigner in Japan is not easy at all. You may confront many conflicts and problems due to the language and cultural barriers. If you need to heal your soul, Yamanashi Prefecture has a great place to recover. Iyashi no sato is a farming village from Edo period. It was destroyed by strong typhoon and land sliding in 1966. In 2006, the village was restored and all the houses were redone in the thatched roof style that resembles a samurai helmet.
You can rent a kimono dress for 500 yen and take pictures as many as you like. The village offers various traditional craft experiences. If you love everything about Japanese traditional houses, cultures and also Mount Fuji, you should visit this village.
|Name||Iyashi no Sato|
|Address||2710, Saiko, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi|
|Entrance Fee||Adults 350 yen|
|Children 150 yen|
|Access||From Kawaguchiko Station take Retro Bus Saiko, Aokigahara Line to Inoukyou or Iyashinosato Nenba village, or route bus for Saiko guest house village or Nenba Minshuku or Gyominsou-mae|