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  1. Koga Castle

    Travel Koga Castle

    Koga City is situated on the westernmost tip of Ibaraki Prefecture, at the confluence of Tone River in the south and Watarase River in the west. The town prospered as an important traffic point along the Nikko Highway. Koga Castle (古河城 Koga-jō) was built in the late Heian Era on the banks of the...
  2. Takami Senseki

    Takami Senseki

    Takami Senseki (鷹見泉石, 1785-1858) was a senior advisor (karo) of the Koga Domain (modern-day Ibaraki Prefecture) and was known as a great expert in Dutch (Western) studies (rangaku). His portrait is rendered by Watanabe Kazan (1793-1841), who himself promoted Japan's modernization.
  3. Shiga-Koka Ninjutsu Yashiki

    Shiga-Koka Ninjutsu Yashiki

    A trap door at the Shiga-Koka Ninjutsu Yashiki in Konan, home of a former ninja clan.
  4. Shiga-Koka Ninjutsu Yashiki

    Shiga-Koka Ninjutsu Yashiki

    Shiga-Koka Ninjutsu Yashiki in Konan, home of a former ninja clan.
  5. Shiga-Koka Ninjutsu Yashiki

    Shiga-Koka Ninjutsu Yashiki

    Shiga-Koka Ninjutsu Yashiki in Konan, home of a former ninja clan.
  6. Shiga-Koka Ninjutsu Yashiki

    Shiga-Koka Ninjutsu Yashiki

    Shuriken on display at the Shiga-Koka Ninjutsu Yashiki in Koga, Shiga.
  7. Shiga-Koka Ninjutsu Yashiki

    Shiga-Koka Ninjutsu Yashiki

    Shiga-Koka Ninjutsu Yashiki in Konan, home of a former ninja clan.
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