大崎下島・御手洗のまちなみ / Mitarai・・・historical, beautiful…port town,on the small island




Townscape of Mitarai, Osaki-Shimojima Island, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.

Mitarai flourished as an important port for passage through Seto Inland Sea ( ships waited for a favourable wind, or a favorable tide) ,from the Edo period,and there were packed  with a lot of prostitutes.
Today, many stately classic architecture , built in the late Edo period and the early Meiji period, survive in the form they once held.
In 1994, it was selected as a national preservation district for a group of historic buildings.

Mitarai, Osaki-Shimojima-island, Hiroshima, Japan

Mitarai / 御手洗

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Mitarai / 御手洗 34.179288, 132.866807 大崎下島・御手洗のまちなみ / Mitarai・・・historical, beautiful…port town,on the small island日本広島県呉市豊町久比63 大崎下島ガス (Directions)

R0013921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

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