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Visit Mikimoto Memorial Hall

 —  Explored the life and works of  a “Pearl King”  Mikimoto Yukichi     In the Pearl Island, there is Mikimoto’s “Memorial Hall” besides the “Pearl Museum”. This Hall is showing the amazing works of Mikimoto Kokichi who has developed Japanese pearl industry.  … Continue reading

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Visit the Pearl Museum in Toba and Mikimoto

—  Explore the secret of pearl jewelry world and Mikimoto’s pearl revolution    I had a chance to visit the “Mikomoto Pearl Museum” in “Pearl Island” of Toba, in Mie Prefecture this year. The Pearl Island is a famous place … Continue reading

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Visit NYK Maritime Museum and Mitsubishi

日本郵船歴史館と三菱史料館訪問 2018.08 — The museum lively shows a history of Japanese maritime industry and Mitsubishi Zaibatsu development      I recently had chance to visit the “NYK Maritime Museum of History” in Yokohama and Mitsubishi Historic Museum in Tokyo. These Museums clearly … Continue reading

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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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