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  1. Kamakura Museum of National Treasures

    Travel Kamakura Museum of National Treasures

    The Kamakura Museum of National Treasures (鎌倉国宝館 Kamakura Kokuhōkan), or just "Kamakura Museum", is located on the grounds of Tsurugaoka Hachimangū in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture. It was founded in 1928 to preserve the cultural treasures of the region and to make objects of cultural and...
  2. Ukiyo-e Ota Memorial Museum of Art

    Travel Ukiyo-e Ota Memorial Museum of Art

    The Ukiyo-e Ōta Memorial Museum of Art (浮世絵 太田記念美術館 Ukiyo-e Ōta kinen bijutsukan) is a small museum located in Harajuku that houses the woodblock print (ukiyo-e) collection of Ōta Seizo V (1893-1977), a former president of Tōhō Insurance. He amassed over 12,000 pieces of prints that are...
  3. Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History

    Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History

    Statue of Hōjō Tokiyori (北条時頼, 1227-1263), the fifth regent (shikken) of the Kamakura shogunate in Japan displayed at the Yokohama Museum of Cultural History.
  4. Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History

    Travel Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History

    The Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History (神奈川県立歴史博物館 Kanagawa Kenritsu Rekishi Hakubutsukan), also known as Yokohama Museum of Cultural History, is located in Bashamichi Dori in Naka Ward of Yokohama City. The historic building is the former headquarter of Yokohama Specie Bank (横浜正金銀行...
  5. National Museum of Japanese History

    Travel National Museum of Japanese History

    The National Museum of Japanese History (国立歴史民俗博物館 Kokuritsu Rekishi Minzoku Hakubutsukan) is located in Sakura City, Chiba Prefecture. Also known as "Rekihaku", it was established in 1981 as a university research institute and opened to the public in 1983. The collections of the museum focus on...
  6. Rekihaku

    Rekihaku

    The main building of the National Museum of Japanese History in Sakura City, Chiba.
  7. Meiji-era flats

    Meiji-era flats

    Flats from the Meiji era on display at the Rekihaku
  8. Traditional kitchen

    Traditional kitchen

    Traditional kitchen from the late Meiji / Taisho Period
  9. Darumasan

    Darumasan

    Darumasan on display at the Rekihaku
  10. Manekineko

    Manekineko

    Manekineko of all kinds on display at the Rekihaku
  11. Rekihaku

    Rekihaku

    Tutelary deity
  12. Kappa

    Kappa

    Model of a kappa
  13. Rekihaku

    Rekihaku

    Folkore artifacts from Japanese matsuri
  14. Rekihaku

    Rekihaku

    Folkloristic artifacts from Senritsu
  15. Folklore

    Folklore

    Scene depicting a lion dance on display at the Rekikahu
  16. Kitamaebune

    Kitamaebune

    A coastal trading boat called Kitamaebune, ships that linked Osaka and Kyoto with the Ezo Islands, the northern regions of Japan
  17. Edo diorama

    Edo diorama

    A large diorama of Edobashi in Edo (modern-day Tokyo) on display at the Rekihaku
  18. Rekihaku

    Rekihaku

    Seats at the Rekihaku arranged to display an ancient map of Japan
  19. Junk

    Junk

    Model of a Japanese junk ship on display at the Rekihaku
  20. Sawyers

    Sawyers

    Sawyers from the Muromachi period (1338-1573) on display at the Rekihaku, using a revolutionary sawing technique (oga) imported from China
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