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  1. Nissan Headquarters

    Nissan Headquarters

    Nissan Global Headquarters Gallery in Yokohama; has been in the news quite a lot since the Ghosn case has broken.
  2. 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.
  3. Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History

    Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History

    A sitting statue of the Buddhist monk Taashinkyō (他阿真教) dating back to the Kamakura period (1318). He was the founder of the Ji sect.
  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. Kozukue Castle

    Travel Kozukue Castle

    The remains of Kozukue Castle (小机城 Kozukue-jō) are located in present-day Kōhoku Ward, Yokohama. The castle was thought to be built by the Uesugi clan during the Eikyō Rebellion (永享の乱 Eikyō-no-ran) in 1438/39. The Uesugi were a powerful samurai family that descended from the Fujiwara, and that...
  6. Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise

    Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise

    View onto the Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise and Tokyo Bay from the park at Kanazawa Bunko
  7. Shōmyōji

    Shōmyōji

    Entrance to the Shōmyōji at Kanazawa Bunko in Yokohama
  8. Shōmyōji

    Shōmyōji

    View through Shōmyōji's karamon onto the honden (main hall)
  9. Karamon of Shōmyōji

    Karamon of Shōmyōji

    The karamon or karakado (唐門) of Shōmyōji Temple at Kanazawa Bunko in Yokohama
  10. Shōmyōji

    Shōmyōji

    Shōmyōji Temple at Kanazawa Bunko in Yokohama
  11. Shomyoji

    Shomyoji

    Shōmyōji Temple at Kanazawa Bunko in Yokohama
  12. Shōmyōji Temple

    Shōmyōji Temple

    The honden (main hall) of Shōmyōji Temple at Kanazawa Bunko in Yokohama
  13. Shomyoji

    Shomyoji

    Shōmyōji Temple at Kanazawa Bunko in Yokohama
  14. Shomyoji

    Shomyoji

    Shōmyōji Temple at Kanazawa Bunko in Yokohama
  15. Kanezawa Sanetoki

    Kanezawa Sanetoki

    Kanezawa Sanetoki (金沢 実時), also called Hōjō Sanetoki (北条実時, 1224-1276) was the founder of the Kanazawa Bunko (Kanazawa Library). He was a member of the Kanezawa branch of the Hōjō clan. He was born to Hōjō Saneyasu in 1224. As his talent was discovered by his uncle Hōjō Yasutoki, Sanetoki was...
  16. Kanazawa Bunko

    Kanazawa Bunko

    One of the oldest libraries in Japan, built by the Hojo family in the 13th century.
  17. ddblue0

    Video blog about everyday life in Japan!

    Hello everyone! I've been looking around the site and participating where possible, and felt it would be a good place to share my hobby - my video blog about Japan! The videos are just about my regular, everyday life here as a foreigner dating a Japanese and working in the games industry. I...
  18. natnat89uk

    URGENT! Can someone help me?

    Hi Jref Users, I lost my bumbag with my passport and my wallet !!! Ive been to police station, ive reported it stolen, Ive been to the Embassy and they said when Im ready to leave Japan, I must go back upto 2 weeks before my departure date and get my temporary travel documents, so thats...
  19. Yokohama Chinatown

    Yokohama Chinatown

    Main street of Yokohama Chinatown (Chukagai)
  20. Foreign faces

    Foreign faces

    Foreign faces in Japanese illustrations (Kanagawa Prefectural Museum Yokohama, late Tokugawa period): Commodore Perry, a Dutch merchant, and a Chinese.
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