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Countryside Stay (Rural Tourism)

 "Countryside Stay (Rural Tourism)" is a traveling style in which travelers stay in rural villages. They can experience a traditional Japanese rural lifestyle and interact with local people. Travelers can also experience a variety of attractive local settings and communities while staying at various types of accommodations, including farm stays and historic Japanese folk architecture. 

Introduction Video

Two sisters visiting Japan from Denmark recently went there on holiday to experience Iiyama City's (Nagano Prefecture) rural charms through a "countryside stay."
Please watch the below video.