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Visit Tokyo Waterworks Historical Museum

 —  Explore the water management and technology in Edo and Meiji period        It would be easy to be able imagine that Edo city, where the population had already surpassed the scale of a million in 19th century, … Continue reading

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Visit Japan Stationary Museum in Tokyo

 - Explore the roots of writing and painting tools in history —      There’s interesting museum displaying stationery instruments in Asakusa-bashi, Tokyo, so I visited there recently in my curiosity. Name of this museum is “Japan Stationary Museum”, where … Continue reading

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Visit Paper Museum in Oji, Tokyo

A museum for deepening knowledge about paper’s culture        Invention of paper and its development have greatly benefited to  the society in its lifestyle and cultivated the new frontier of cultural evolution in history. There’s a museum to … Continue reading

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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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