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Kurokabe Square, Nagahama

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At Kurokabe Square, you'll find a variety of traditional buildings offering various distinct and well-crafted glassware. The city is renowned for its history of glass production, and around this small district, you'll find anything from high-end wares costing tens of thousands of yen, to something a little more wallet-friendly. At the reputable vendor "Kurokabe Glass," you can absorb a few floors worth of glass, including bowls, drinks receptacles, and ornamental animals, as well as taking the opportunity to learn some skills at daily glass-blowing workshops. Kurokabe Square is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Nagahama Edition.
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  • About 5 minutes walk, from Nagahama station available in attractive stores. Fashionable accessories and clothing shop. There are plenty of places to eat. Happened to visit the Festival, was bustling.
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  • It is the local people. Some advisors are "don't shop at the Mall just may be boring", is mentioned, but the point I think. Of just kurokabe square and all such shopping because, assuming there's one rather than Hasegawa and would feel weird lol. Kurokabe square's popularity was spread out in addition to the Nagahama glasswork in the shopping district to specialty shopping can step outside and streets of the old town and near attractions such as the Odori-Temple, Nagahama hachimangu shrine, Nagahama Castle is located. Enjoy sightseeing and shopping mode and switching over.
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  • Kurokabe square was empty Tuesday. Kansai-Ben BBW chubby's talent "AI-Chan" was just doing research at kurokabe Glass Museum. Parking, and the sky was open than shops, and wearing. Those who prefer quiet kurokabe square on Tuesday please.
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  • Worth a visit if you are interest to see old japanese street and traditional house.
  • I heard that this City was once recorded as the best place to live in Japan…  With such a great Historical background
  • Very nice place. You should visit this at least once when visiting Nagahama.
  • But still expensive :)
  • nagahama is a quiet city, nice!

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Where to stay in Nagahama

With accommodations ranging from traditional Japanese ryokans to Western-style high-rise hotels, Nagahama offers plenty of places to stay. The majority of the city's lodgings lie within walking distance from the station, also putting the main attractions at your doorstep. Traditional lodgings on the waterfront and at the edge of the central park are popular, with many providing onsite restaurants and luxurious private onsens. If you're traveling on a shoestring, a smattering of more modest complexes lies farther back from the waterfront, equipped with all the basic amenities required for a good night's sleep.
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