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美濃,紙漉の伝統を伝える里/ Mino, with a thriving traditional paper industry.

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Mino City has been flourished as a production center for traditional Japanese paper since the 8th century, due to the abundant and clear waters of the Nagara and Itadori Rivers.
The Udatsu no Agaru Historic District is so designated for its beautiful historic buildings. “Udatsu” is a constriction term and refers to the wall placed at both edges of the first-floor roof of a two-story house to prevent fire from spreading to neighboring houses. As they city became more and more prosperous, many people, including paper wholesalers, placed these eye-catching “udatsu” structures on their houses in order to boast their affluence. In the town of Mino, you can still see a number of these merchant houses with their detailed lattice work, which were built in the Edo Period.
( refer to : http://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/ )

Mino – City, Gifu – Prefecture, Japan
November  2014
Olympus OM-D E-M1
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm F1.8
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 45mm F1.8

伝統的高級和紙,美濃紙の生産地,美濃市のうだつの上がる町並みです。
この地では,長良川の清流に育まれて,古くは8世紀頃から紙漉が始まり,今なお,その伝統工芸は脈々と受け継がれています。
町並みの至る所で,立派なうだつが聳え立つ姿を見ることができ,江戸時代の豪商達の権勢に思いを馳せることができます。

岐阜県美濃市
2014年11月撮影
Olympus OM-D E-M1
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm F1.8
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 45mm F1.8

Mino / 美濃

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Mino / 美濃 35.546797, 136.912694 美濃,紙漉の伝統を伝える里/ Mino, with a thriving traditional paper industry.日本岐阜県美濃市 (Directions)

PC280043機内食 : 羽田-ロンドン・JALファーストクラス(洋食コース) / In-flight meal・HND-LHR, Fclass (JL・Western cuisine)

PB300017旧名鉄美濃線美濃駅 / Mino Station, Meitetsu – Mino – Line (out of service)

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