筑後吉井は,福岡県うきは市にある,白壁蔵造りの街並みで知られる古い町並みです。
1996年に,国の重要伝統的建造物群保存地区として選定されたそうです。
この町は,江戸時代,久留米と日田を結ぶ豊後街道の宿場町として,さらには,酒や油等の加工産業の集積地として繁栄し,明治時代や大正時代になって,贅を尽くした「居蔵屋」という蔵造りの街並みが形成されたそうです。
今日は残念ながら,経済の拠点としての地位は失なわれてしまいました。

Chikugo-Yoshii? area , which is located in Ukiha-City, Fukuoka-Prefecture, is well known  for  ’Shirakabe Kura-zukuri no machinami’ (the street of kura-zukuri buildings, with white plaster wall ) .
So, it is designated an Important Preservation District for Groups of Traditional Buildings,in1996.
In the Edo Period, Chikugo-Yoshii? flourished as a post station on the Bungo Kaido Road (between Kurume and Hita ), and also, as an important? manufacturing industrial area of ‘sake’,oil,and so on.
From the Meiji period to the Taisho Period, many merchants built the sumptuous buildings with thick mortar walls.
At present, Chikugo-Yoshi? is just a rural area.

Chikugo-Yoshii, Ukiha-City, Fukuoka-Prefecture, Japan.

Chikugo - Yoshii / 筑後吉井

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Chikugo - Yoshii / 筑後吉井 33.340909, 130.753134 豪商の築いた蔵造りの家並み・筑後吉井 / Chikugo-Yoshii, the street of kura-zukuri buildings日本福岡県うきは市吉井町筑後吉井駅 (Directions)
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「まちなみ逍遥 Wandering the Wonderful Streets」管理人です。 I love wandering the wonderful streets, alleys and markets around Japan and the world. This website is the photo galleries of charming streets. 日本国内や海外の古い街並み、路地裏、市場の雑踏、飛行機、などの散策アルバムです。

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