Sawara Old Town
Located in Chiba
2 hours from Tokyo by bus or train
Sawara (佐原) is an old traditional town located in Chiba Prefecture. If you want to feel the atmosphere of old Tokyo, visit Sawara! This town resembles "Edo" (old name of Tokyo) of several hundreds years ago. Also, their traditional festival is more than 300 years old. This festival was inscribed on the UNESCO intangible heritage list in 2016.