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Kurokabe Square, now a glassware shop. was a former bank building in Nagahama. MAP
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Inside Kurokabe Square, a glassware shop
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Studio Kurokabe, a glass factory and shop
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Glass factory
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Glass artists make their works.
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Glassware workshop
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Kurokabe Square intersection
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Toward Otemon-dori arcade. Kurokabe Square on the left.
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Entrance to Otemon-dori arcade 大手門通り
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Otemon-dori arcade 大手門通り
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NHK Taiga Drama "Komyo ga Tsuji" souvenirs.
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Canal
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Nagahama Hikiyama Museum 曳山博物館
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Nagahama Hikiyama Museum and the Hikiyama storehouse door.
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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
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Inside Hikiyama Museum
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Hikiyama Museum
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Portrait of Toyotomi Hideyoshi in Nagahama Hikiyama Museum
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Storehouse for hikiyama floats.
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Approaching Kurokabe Square intersection.
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Traditional buildings near Kurokabe Square
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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
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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.
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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.
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Room with Hama Chirimen display. Ando House MAP
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Hama Chirimen 浜ちりめん
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Tokonoma alcove in Ando House
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Signboard in Ando House
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Inside Ando House
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Room in Ando House
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Tokonoma alcove and scroll in Ando House
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Tokonoma alcove in Ando House
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2nd floor of Ando House
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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
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Outdoor sculpture
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Sculpture in a small park
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Outdoor sculpture
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Nude sculpture, Gaia 大地
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Manhole in Nagahama, Shiga. Gourd design.
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Square manhole with gourds in Nagahama, Shiga.
 
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