Spring at last! Kurokawa update for March 2020.

Wandering around the center of Kurokawa late one Monday afternoon in March ,the sun is bright and the sky blue, but the streets are noticeably  quieter than usual.

 

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Kurokawa resident

 

Well….maybe just a little quieter, there is a notable absence of tour groups, and most of the visitors in town  seem to be young ,recently graduated students on day trips. Inns and outdoor public  baths  are all open ,as are most of the shops, cafes and restaurants .

 

Bechinkan  Center ,Yukata and Bicycle rental.

Bechinkan Center ,Yukata and Bicycle rental.

 

Plenty of interesting little shops to look around…..and

 

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The ¥1000 store

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Marusho Giftshop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…..I found a friendly dog waiting to greet visitors at Sakura-an  Cafe…..

 

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Sakura-an Cafe

 

It’s spring, cherry blossom season is almost here and Kurokawa is always here. We are open and waiting to welcome you,so please take the opportunity to visit and enjoy the peace,quiet and beauty!

 

Onsen -hoppers leave their mark....

Onsen -hoppers leave their mark….