This one's situated in a 100-year-old house that's been updated with stunning a stunning mix of mid-century modern design and traditional Japanese elements, like tatami mats. There's coffee during the day, cocktails at night, and video art on the wall.
Nagoya Castle - one of the most important castle towns in Japan, and a major link between Edo/Tokyo and further south. To this day, it is the main city in the Chubu (central) region - just like the Midlands in the UK and Mid West in the USA, it is the heartland of the automotive industry.
Tsuchigumo no Sōshi Emaki (Narrative picture scroll of the story of earth spider), Kamakura period/13th century Tokyo National Museum. This is a picture scroll depicting a story of a battle between Tsuchigumo (a demon in the shape of a giant ground spider) and Minamoto no Yorimitsu, a general in the mid-Heian period. The story is well known as an episode in Taiheiki (a warrior tale) and the Noh song "Tsuchigumo."
Matsumoto Castle. Japan. By kamoda Matsumoto Castle is an absolutely stunning Japanese castle located in the city of Matsumoto, within easy reach of Tokyo. The castle was built in 1504 and today it is listed as a National Treasure of Japan. It was in use until mid-19th century. After the Meiji Restoration in 1868, the new Japanese government was so broke that it decided to demolish the castle and sell the timber and the iron fittings (this was the fate of many castles in Japan at the time)…
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