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Sawara(Katori City), known as better than Edo

Sawara (Katori City), known as better than Edo

Just one "fly" from Narita Airport will take you to the fascinating old days!

Katori Shrine (Katori Jingu)

Katori Shrine (Katori Jingu)

A venerable shrine which was built more than 2,000 years ago.
Over 2 million people visit each year. People enjoy the cherry blossoms in spring, and the changing leaves are beautiful in autumn.

Sawara Neighborhood Museum

Sawara Historic Area

Sawara that propers by using water transportation.People took the culture of Edo,This place was selected to "Important, tradition Groups of buildings preservation district" for the first time in Kanto in December,1996.
You time-travel and it’s possible to be flooded with nostaligia.

Ono River Boat Tour

Ono River Boat Tour

A small boat trip where you can enjoy the scenery along the Ono River, which runs through the center of Sawara. You can also watch water fall from the famous Ja Ja Bridge, which crosses Ono River, every 30 minutes.

Sawara Neighborhood Museum

Sawara Neighborhood Museum

A collection of shops and homes that exhibit their own traditional interior structures and traditional artifacts.

Ino Tadataka Museum

Inoh Tadataka Museum

A memorial dedicated to Inoh Tadataka. He is known for completing the first map of Japan. Histools, exhibited at this museum, were designated as national treasures in 2010.

Suigo Sawara Float Museum

Suigo Sawara Float Museum

The Sawara Grand Festival is considered one of the three major float festivals in Kanto, and has a history of 300 years. The intensity of these festivals can be experienced at the Float Hall, where two of the 24 floats can be seen up close.

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