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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Chubu - Furukawa
Canal Area 
# 1   of 4 most visited
sights in Furukawa

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A small canal, named Seto River and inhabited by many carps, runs through the nicely preserved old town of Furukawa. Along its most picturesque section, the canal is lined by old store houses with white walls (shirakabe dozo).

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How to get there
The canal area can be reached in about 5 minutes on foot from the station.

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