Category: History

Azuchi Nobunaga Matsuri 2017

‘Azuchi Nobunaga Festival’, a famous annual Azuchi event. In memory of the day of Lord Oda Nobunaga’s death on June…

English Sightseeing Tour in Bunkyo

Bunkyo City is pleased to offer foreigners a walking tour, organized by Bunkyo English Volunteer Guides. Visiting Spots: 1. Bunkyo…

UKIYO-E AND ADVERTISEMENTS

Ukiyoe-Hanga is now appreciated as a work of art, but in the Edo era, it was also considered a form…

UNKEI -the Great Master of Buddhist Sculpture- (Tokyo)

Unkei (運慶, around 1150–1223) was a Japanese sculptor of the Kei school, which flourished in the Kamakura period. He specialized…

KAIKEI -The Great Master of Buddhist Sculpture-

Kaikei (快慶) was a Japanese Busshi (sculptor of Buddha statue) of Kamakura period, known alongside Unkei. Because many busshi of…

Sannai-Maruyama site “Jomon JiyuKan”:Workshop

Workshop activities are hosted daily by the Sannai-Maruyama Ouen Tai (Sannai-Maruyama Support Group). Come drop by for a fun experience!…

Osaka Museum of Housing and Living

At the Museum of Housing and Living, take a walk through time and experience the history of Osaka, from ancient…