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Hozan-ji Temple Shishikaku In Ikoma, Japan

At the time, the advanced chief priest instructed a temple carpenter to construct a Western-style guest house. In Yokohama, where a foreign residential neighborhood had been established, the carpenter studied Western architecture for three years. He created a stunning structure by combining Japanese and Western features. It is a nationally significant cultural item that is …

Hongan-ji Dendoin In Kyoto, Japan

This edifice, which is located near Nishi Hongan-ji and was created by the renowned architect It Chta, who also designed the Tsukiji Hongan-ji temple in Tokyo, now houses a museum and an exposition hall. It was initially built for an insurance firm linked with the Hongan-ji sect 123 years ago, in the midst of the …

Lake Biwa Canal In Kyoto, Japan

The Lake Biwa Canal is a historic Japanese waterway that connects Lake Biwa with Kyoto. The canal, which was built during the Meiji Period, was originally intended to transmit lake water for drinking, irrigation, and industrial reasons, but it also served to move waterborne freight and passenger traffic. Water from the canal powered Japan’s first …

Genbe River In Mishima City, Japan

With Mount Fuji to the north and Mount Hakone to the east, as well as rivers running with fresh spring water, Mishima is a naturalist’s dream. Take a walk along the city’s historic rivers if you prefer calm treks. There are beautiful running tracks for all levels of jogging. At the end of town, you …

The Former Kaichi School In Matsumoto, Japan

The former Kaichi School was built in 1876 and is a lovely school. Despite the fact that kids no longer attend the Former Kaichi School, the current Kaichi School is directly across the street. Kaichi School was the region’s first community school. Kaichi’s kanji literally means “opening people’s intelligence.” Prior to the establishment of this …

Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History In Yokohama

The Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History is a museum dedicated to Kanagawa Prefecture’s history. It is located on Bashamichi Street’s north side. The former Yokohama Specie Bank, erected in 1904, is now a museum. Until 1964, it functioned as a bank. The building was later purchased by Kanagawa Prefectural and established as the current …

Hajimari Art Center In Fukushima,Japan

The starting museum is a small museum that was established in June 2014 after the renovation of Hakkengura, a 140-year-old sake brewery. Since its inception, the social welfare corporation Azumi Aiikuen, which is the management body, has been primarily responsible for aiding persons with intellectual disabilities. We are not confined to “disabilities” in our activities; …

The First Japanese Ceramic Creation

The Jomon period is the time from prehistoric Japan from about 16,500 to about 2,300 BC. when Japan was inhabited by a culture of hunter-gatherers, it reached a considerable degree of lodging and cultural entanglement. The term “with scar marks” is translated into Japanese as “Jomon”. The pottery from the time of the first phase …