Step back in time a hundred years with a visit to the little-known town of Joge.
You'd be forgiven for having never heard of Joge before, as this small town is far off the usual tourist path. Located in eastern Hiroshima Prefecture, Joge is known for its well-preserved examples of Meiji Period (1868-1912) and Taisho Era (1912-1926) architecture. Simply walking along the main street is like stepping back in time. It's a great chance to experience a corner of rural Japan without the crowds.
We can arrange the opportunity to meet and interact with Joge residents of all generations, in the form of a guided tour around the town and a demonstration by the local kendo martial arts club.
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