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Visit Yokosuka Ironwork & Shipbuilding sites

Footage of Technology Challenge in the 19 century of Japan and its destiny Last year, I’ve participated in a grand tour of the former ‘Yokosuka Ironworks site in Yokohama. Currently the Yokosuka port are mostly devoted to the military facilities like … Continue reading

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Visit Inuyama Karakuri Doll Museum

Amazing Inuyama Castle and Karakuri Art          I got a chance to visit Inuyama city in Aichi Prefecture lately. The city is famous to have a national treasure “Inuyama Castle” built in the 16th century, and to … Continue reading

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Visit a Theme Park “Meijimura” in Nagoya suburbs

   – Shows the Social Modernization and Development Industries in Meiji period, Japan–.      There’s a unique theme park which is called “Meiji Mura Village” in Inuyama city near Nagoya .  The purpose of Establishment of the park is to restore and … Continue reading

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Visit a historical Heritage in Mietsu, Saga

Historical Heritage of the Mietsu Navy Site in Saga, Kyushu -= Challenges of modern shipbuilding by the local clan under the feudal Edo –  ♣  Outline of Mietsu shipbuilding heritage  In Saga prefecture in Kyushu, there’s the famous historical heritage  of … Continue reading

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Visit artistic Kawashima Textile Museum

–– Find the culmination of weaving technology of art there        Kawashima Textile (currently Kawashima Selkon Textiles) is a legendary Nishijin textile companies in Kyoto. This Kawashima established an artistic museum in 1990s, named “Textile Museum”, to explore … Continue reading

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Visit the Shimazu Memorial Hall in Kyoto

Explore the roots of Shimazu which cradled a Nobel laureate engineer Visit Shimazu: overview         The Shimazu Co. is a legendary science equipment manufacturer in Kyoto, and  famous to rear a Nobel laureate engineer. This Shimazu set up … Continue reading

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Visit the “Currency Museum” of Bank of Japan

日本銀行「貨幣博物館」を訪ねて Visit the “Currency Museum” of Bank of Japan –Explore the history of monetary affairs and economic life of Japanese During this summer I revisited the “Money Museum” of Bank of Japan (BOP) in, Nihonbashi, Tokyo after a long time. … Continue reading

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Visit Postal Museum in Tokyo

— Encounter the roots of Postal service in Japan  Meet the charm of the  Postal Museum  I’ve just visited the “Postal Museum” in Kitasenju, Tokyo, near the Tokyo Sky Tree Town recently. The exhibits of the museum have extensively shown … Continue reading

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Visit Photo History Museum of Fujifilm

 Hot Spot showing Camera History      The Fujifilm Co., which known as a film and camera maker, set up a “Photo History Museum” in the company’s showroom of Roppongi, Tokyo.  I happened to visit this museum in the last … Continue reading

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Visit Kamaishi’s “Museum of Iron History”

Explore the root of Japan’s modern making and the history of Kamaishi – 日本の製鉄と釜石「鉄」の歴史を語る博物館「鉄の歴史館」       I came to visit the “Iron History Museum” in Kamaishi just after “Hashino Iron Mine”, the World Heritage. This museum is famous to … Continue reading

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