Saiki City Tourism Encyclopedia

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The Road of History and Literature

歴史と文学の道 (rekishi to bungaku no michi)

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Famous SAKURA road

Famous cherry blossom viewing spots

700m length of the road of history and literature, this stone paving road has been selected as one of the '100 best roads in Japan' since 1986.
During the spring festival every year, Sakura fully bloom on the road.
You can see the seasonal colors on mountain behind each of Samurai houses along the road.
Samurai houses have been repaired many times and still loved as house, café, Japanese tea room and rest house.
There are some japanese gardens opened for everyone for free.

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Location 1 Otemachi / Jouka-Nishi-machi / Jouka-Higshi-machi, Saiki City, Oita Pref.
Location written in Japanese 大分県佐伯市大手町1丁目-城下西町-城下東町
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Operating Hours Anytime
Shop holidays
Transportation 【Train】Taking a JR train and get off at [Saiki station].
【Bus】Taking a Oita-bus from the [Saiki station] to [Otemae] bus stop.
【Car】12min. to drive form Higashi Kyushu Expressway [Saiki] I.C..