nk310-IMG_4622.jpg
Kurokabe Square, now a glassware shop. was a former bank building in Nagahama. MAP
nk311-IMG_4408.jpg
Inside Kurokabe Square, a glassware shop
nk312-IMG_4418.jpg
Studio Kurokabe, a glass factory and shop
nk313-IMG_4410.jpg
Glass factory
nk314-IMG_4411.jpg
Glass artists make their works.
nk315-IMG_4417.jpg
Glassware workshop
nk316-IMG_6356.jpg
Kurokabe Square intersection
nk317-IMG_4625.jpg
Toward Otemon-dori arcade. Kurokabe Square on the left.
nk318-IMG_4623.jpg
Entrance to Otemon-dori arcade 大手門通り
nk319-IMG_4626.jpg
Otemon-dori arcade 大手門通り
nk320-IMG_4627.jpg
NHK Taiga Drama "Komyo ga Tsuji" souvenirs.
nk321-IMG_4630.jpg
Canal
nk322-P1060876.jpg
Nagahama Hikiyama Museum 曳山博物館
nk323-P1060880.jpg
Nagahama Hikiyama Museum and the Hikiyama storehouse door.
nk324-P1060877.jpg
Entrance to Nagahama Hikiyama Museum. Hikiyama floats are on display. The Nagahama Hikiyama Festival is held in spring. 長浜曳山博物館
nk326-IMG_4676.jpg
Inside Hikiyama Museum
nk327-IMG_4673.jpg
Hikiyama Museum
nk328-IMG_4677.jpg
Portrait of Toyotomi Hideyoshi in Nagahama Hikiyama Museum
nk331-IMG_4628.jpg
Storehouse for hikiyama floats.
nk332-IMG_4618.jpg
nk335-P1060870.jpg
Approaching Kurokabe Square intersection.
nk336-P1060869.jpg
Traditional buildings near Kurokabe Square
nk433-P1060868.jpg
Ando House, a Japanese-style house built in 1905. The Ando family was one of the local administrators of Nagahama while Toyotomi Hideyoshi was the Nagahama Castle lord. 北国街道 安藤家
nk434-IMG_1226.jpg
Inside Ando House. This house was rented from the Ando family by Nagahama and used as a tourist attraction for 10 years until March 31, 2008 when it was closed. It reopened in April 2012.
nk435-IMG_1228.jpg
Room inside Ando House. The city operated the house in the red, the main reason it closed the house in 2008. Reopened in April 2012.
nk436-IMG_1229.jpg
Room with Hama Chirimen display. Ando House MAP
nk437-IMG_1231.jpg
Hama Chirimen 浜ちりめん
nk438-IMG_1242.jpg
Tokonoma alcove in Ando House
nk439-IMG_1243.jpg
Signboard in Ando House
nk440-IMG_1245.jpg
Ando House also has a uniquely-designed room painted by Kitaoji Rosanjin who once lodged in the house while designing the room around 1912. Sometimes the room is opened to the public, but photography is not allowed.
nk441-IMG_1247.jpg
Room in Ando House
nk442-IMG_1248.jpg
Tokonoma alcove and scroll in Ando House
nk443-IMG_1249.jpg
Tokonoma alcove in Ando House
nk444-IMG_1250.jpg
nk445-IMG_1252.jpg
2nd floor of Ando House
nk450-P1060865.jpg
Kaichi Gakko school was Shiga's first elementary school built in 1874, the early Meiji Period. Moved here in 1936. Now houses a restaurant and other facilities. 開智学校
nk500-IMG_1022.jpg
Outdoor sculpture
nk501-IMG_1023.jpg
Sculpture in a small park
nk502-IMG_1025.jpg
nk503-IMG_0947.jpg
Outdoor sculpture
nk504-IMG_0949.jpg
Nude sculpture, Gaia 大地
nk550-P1060889.jpg
Manhole in Nagahama, Shiga. Gourd design.
nk551-P1060888.jpg
Square manhole with gourds in Nagahama, Shiga.
 
43 files on 1 page(s)