Photo of the day

The page is to share various articles and photos regarding our experience during our business and through daily life. The photos will hopefully be informative to understand Japanese tradition and culture.

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Kurashiki beautiful sight area !!


Kurashiki (Okayma) was the Edo Shogunate’s (Government ‘s) demesne in the Edo period. There are many merchant Kuras (or warehouses) with white walls reserved around the Kurashiki River. The area is designated as Kurashiki Bikan Chiku (Kurashiki beautiful sight area) by the government.
Sakatsu-Yaki was started,by Suekichi Okamoto, one of the richest merchants, using local good clay in the early Meiji Era here.