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2019/09/11

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"Oeyama Mountain Ancient Pass Repair Tour" to Visit Related Sites of Mitsuhide Akechi

Mitsuhide Akechi is in the limelight as the main character of the 2020 NHK Taiga Drama. In Kyoto Prefecture will held "Oeyama Mountain Ancient Pass Repair Tour -Visit historical sites of Akechi Mitsuhide-" to visit historical sites related to the life of Akechi Mitsuhide on the Oeyama mountain range trail in the Oeyama region from October 13.

You will visit "Seirinji Temple" where has the legend of Mitsuhide Akechi is buried,"Motofu Kodo", an old road that used in the wars of the Sengoku period from the Heian period,"Fukodo (Miyazu Kaido Street)", which was used in the Edo period.

In this tour, you will go to the sites by bus, and observe "Seirinji Temple" and "Former Fukodo" with guidance by the regional guide, and plan to work to repair "Fukodo". As you support road repairs for the historical roads such as "Fukodo" and "Former Fukodo", it will continue to keep for the future.

The travel fee is free of the charge and the capacity is maximum 50 people. Application for participation is now being accepted by phone at "Kyoto DMO Tour Center". The application deadline is October 3, but it is recommended to apply early because it is a first-come-first-served basis.

Through this rare experience to support repair the old roads, you may be possible to engrave something of the history in your heart.