The Museum Meiji-Mura

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1 Uchiyama , Inuyama, Japan
The Museum Meiji-Mura - main entrance of The Imperial Hotel
The Museum Meiji-Mura - Mie Prefectual Normal school
The Museum Meiji-Mura - St. John's church
The Museum Meiji-Mura - St.Francis Xavier's Cathedral

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Westernization of Japan Mar 20, 2008
There are some tourist attractions in Inuyama, but first of all I recommend this museum to you in my city. Japan had become westernized since about 150 years ago. Nowadays nobody knows the hardship our grandparents generation had come through. You will be surprised to see so many stately western-style buildings in this open air museum. In the 1960s, economic growth was the highest priority in Japan. Many historical important buildings in big cities were about to demolish. Nagoya Railroad Co., Ltd. established a foundation to preserve these buildings in 1962. They moved and reconstructed the historical buildings and opened this museum in 1965. Some buildings were designated important cultural properties. These buildings are used as shooting on location in a historical play.
main entrance of The Imperial Hote…
St.Francis Xavier's Cathedral
St. John's church
Mie Prefectual Normal school
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reikunboy says:
I didn't. Know about this place I am very interested in going
Posted on: Oct 11, 2012
westwind57 says:
Great that they preserved it!
Posted on: Sep 21, 2012
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