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Ikaho Stone Step Street, Shibukawa

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Landmark Tourist Spot
Walk up the historic Ikaho Stone Step Street, a 300 m (984 ft) long commercial and recreational street. Heading up through the center of the mountain town, the staircase has 365 steps in total and acts as the historic center, dating back to the Edo period. With both bustling souvenir shops and restful "ryokan" (traditional Japanese inns with spa facilities and restaurants), you can take the street at your own pace to find that experience that suits you. Stop off at the midpoint of the stairs to see the old center of town, still imbued with traces of days gone by. Ikaho Stone Step Street is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Shibukawa Edition.
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  • The tiny shops along the street has strong sentiment of Showa years. Passers by will time travel to those old days of Japan.  more »
  • my partner is a fans of Initial D, so we decided to go Ikaho. if you are a fans of Initial D, it worth to visit. however, normal driving distance from Narita Airport to Ikaho is over 5 hours (includin...  more »
  • the shops and restaurants on stone step street are dated and boring. Quite a few shooting galleries and uninviting food stalls and shops  more »