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  1. Miho Museum

    Museum Miho Museum

    The Miho Museum (ミホ ミュージアム) is located near Shigaraki City in the mountainous hills of southern Shiga Prefecture. It was designed by star architect I.M. Pei and holds the private collection of artworks accumulated by Mihoko Koyama and her daughter Hiroko. In 1970, Mihoko Koyama founded Shinji...
  2. Miho Museum

    Miho Museum

    The Miho Museum(ミホ ミュージアム)is located near the town of Shigaraki, in Shiga Prefecture, and houses Mihoko Koyama's private collection of Asian and Western antiques.
  3. Miho Museum

    Miho Museum

    The Miho Museum(ミホ ミュージアム)is located near the town of Shigaraki, in Shiga Prefecture, and houses Mihoko Koyama's private collection of Asian and Western antiques.
  4. Miho Museum

    Miho Museum

    The Miho Museum(ミホ ミュージアム)is located near the town of Shigaraki, in Shiga Prefecture, and houses Mihoko Koyama's private collection of Asian and Western antiques.
  5. Miho Museum

    Miho Museum

    The Miho Museum(ミホ ミュージアム)is located near the town of Shigaraki, in Shiga Prefecture, and houses Mihoko Koyama's private collection of Asian and Western antiques.
  6. Miho Museum

    Miho Museum

    The Miho Museum(ミホ ミュージアム)is located near the town of Shigaraki, in Shiga Prefecture, and houses Mihoko Koyama's private collection of Asian and Western antiques.
  7. Miho Museum

    Miho Museum

    The Miho Museum(ミホ ミュージアム)is located near the town of Shigaraki, in Shiga Prefecture, and houses Mihoko Koyama's private collection of Asian and Western antiques.
  8. Miho Museum

    Miho Museum

    The Miho Museum(ミホ ミュージアム)is located near the town of Shigaraki, in Shiga Prefecture, and houses Mihoko Koyama's private collection of Asian and Western antiques.
  9. Miho Museum

    Miho Museum

    The Miho Museum(ミホ ミュージアム)is located near the town of Shigaraki, in Shiga Prefecture, and houses Mihoko Koyama's private collection of Asian and Western antiques.
  10. Miho Museum

    Miho Museum

    The Miho Museum(ミホ ミュージアム)is located near the town of Shigaraki, in Shiga Prefecture, and houses Mihoko Koyama's private collection of Asian and Western antiques.
  11. Miho Museum

    Miho Museum

    The Miho Museum(ミホ ミュージアム)is located near the town of Shigaraki, in Shiga Prefecture, and houses Mihoko Koyama's private collection of Asian and Western antiques.
  12. Minakuchi Castle

    Minakuchi Castle

    Signpost in front of Minakuchi Castle
  13. Map of Minakuchi-jo

    Map of Minakuchi-jo

    Historic map of Minakuchi Castle
  14. Minakuchi Castle

    Minakuchi Castle

    Gate, bridge and moat of Minakuchi Castle
  15. Minakuchi Castle

    Minakuchi Castle

    The bridge over and moat and the entrance gate to Minakuchi Castle
  16. Gate

    Gate

    The gate to Minakuchi Castle
  17. Yagura

    Yagura

    The reconstructed yagura (corner turret) of Minakuchi Castle
  18. Demaru gate

    Demaru gate

    Gate to the demaru of Minakuchi Castle
  19. Diorama of Minakuchi Museum

    Diorama of Minakuchi Museum

    A historic diorama of Minakuchi Castle. One can see the resemblence to Nijo Castle in Kyoto.
  20. Minakuchi Museum

    Minakuchi Museum

    The friendly lady at the local museum (水口歴史民俗資料館, Minakuchi rekishi minzoku shiryōkan) housed in the yagura of Minakuchi Castle. She serves the rare visitors tea and shows them the video on local history and customs.
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