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  1. Jingyu Yan

    Looking for old friend back in elementary school

    私は小学校時代の友達が探しています。私の日本語は良くないけど、友達と再会したい. 彼女の名前は広瀬なお、私たちは #堀原小学校 のクラスメートです。もし誰か彼女を見つけるのを助けることができれば, 本当に感謝します。 Hey guys, I'm looking for my old friend from 堀原小学校 in 茨城県水戸市(Mito Ibaraki). She was my best friend back in the old days. Unfortunately, due to my parents' work, I had to leave Japan...
  2. Mito Travel Guide

    Travel Mito Travel Guide

    Mito is the capital of Ibaraki Prefecture in central Honshū. Situated on the Nakagawa river, the city developed with the construction of a castle by the Daijō family in the Kamakura Period (1185-1333). Later, under the rule of the Edo and the Satake families, after the Battle of Sekigahara...
  3. Kairakuen

    Travel Kairakuen

    The Kairakuen (偕楽園) is a Japanese landscape garden located in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, and considered to be one of the “Three Great Gardens of Japan” along with Kenroku-en (兼六園) in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, and Kōraku-en (後楽園) in Okayama, Okayama Prefecture. History The garden was...
  4. Kodokan

    Travel Kodokan

    The Kōdōkan (弘道館) was established in August 1841 by Tokugawa Nariaki, the ninth damiyō of the Mito Domain and served as the han (domain) school for feudal warriors and their children. While students usually enrolled at the age of fifteen, there was no formal completion of studies or graduation...
  5. Tokugawa Nariaki

    Biographies Tokugawa Nariaki

    Mito lord and reactionary reformer Tokugawa Nariaki (徳川斉昭, 1800-1860) was the ninth daimyō of the Mito domain (modern-day Ibaraki Prefecture) and father of the fifteenth and last Tokugawa shōgun, Tokugawa Yoshinobu. An active reformer in the domain’s government and a leader in the sonnō jōi...
  6. Mito Kodokan

    Mito Kodokan

    West wing of Mito Kodokan (弘道館)
  7. Fencing ground

    Fencing ground

    Fencing ground at the Kodokan in Mito.
  8. Mito Rebellion

    History Mito Rebellion

    The Mito Rebellion (水戸幕末争乱 Mito bakumatsu sōran), also known as the Kantō Insurrection or the Tengutō Rebellion (天狗党の乱 Tengutō no Ran), was an uprising by the pro-imperial, anti-shogunate Tengutō faction in the Mito Domain (present-day Ibaraki Prefecture) in 1864. The culmination of a long and...
  9. Mito School

    History Mito School

    Mitogaku (水戸学) is a school of thought based on Shintō and Confucian beliefs. Its origins can be traced to the early part of the Edo Period (1600-1868), when Tokugawa Mitsukuni, the lord of the Mito Domain (modern-day Ibaraki Prefecture) founded a historical research institute named Shōkōkan...
  10. Tokugawa Mitsukuni

    Biographies Tokugawa Mitsukuni

    Mito daimyō and popular drama character Tokugawa Mitsukuni (徳川 光圀, 1628-1701) was the second lord of the Mito domain, one of the Tokugawa Gosanke (徳川御三家), the three highest ranking branches of the Tokugawa clan, located in present-day Ibaraki Prefecture. He was a grandson of Tokugawa Ieyasu (徳川...
  11. Black Swan

    Black Swan

    Black swan on Lake Senba in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture
  12. Mito Kodokan damage

    Mito Kodokan damage

    The Kodokan (弘道館) in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, was founded in 1841 by Tokugawa Nariaki, ninth daimyo of the Mito Domain and was the largest han school in the Edo period. Its three of its buildings have been designated Important Cultural Properties and the school is a Special Historic Site. The...
  13. Mito Kodokan damage

    Mito Kodokan damage

    The Kodokan (弘道館) in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, was founded in 1841 by Tokugawa Nariaki, ninth daimyo of the Mito Domain and was the largest han school in the Edo period. Its three buildings have been designated Important Cultural Properties and the school is a Special Historic Site. The...
  14. Mito Kodokan

    Mito Kodokan

    The Kodokan (弘道館) in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, was founded in 1841 by Tokugawa Nariaki, ninth daimyo of the Mito Domain was the largest han school in the Edo period. Its three buildings have been designated Important Cultural Properties and the school is a Special Historic Site. The buildings...
  15. Kodokan Mito

    Kodokan Mito

    The Kodokan (弘道館) in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, was founded in 1841 by Tokugawa Nariaki, ninth daimyo of the Mito Domain and was the largest han school in the Edo period. Three of its buildings have been designated Important Cultural Properties and the school is a Special Historic Site. The...
  16. Kodokan Mito

    Kodokan Mito

    The Kodokan (弘道館) in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, was founded in 1841 by Tokugawa Nariaki, ninth daimyo of the Mito Domain and was the largest han school in the Edo period. Three of its buildings have been designated Important Cultural Properties and the school is a Special Historic Site. The...
  17. Kodokan Mito

    Kodokan Mito

    The Kodokan (弘道館) in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, was founded in 1841 by Tokugawa Nariaki, ninth daimyo of the Mito Domain and was the largest han school in the Edo period. Three of its buildings have been designated Important Cultural Properties and the school is a Special Historic Site. The...
  18. Kodokan Mito

    Kodokan Mito

    The Kodokan (弘道館) in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, was founded in 1841 by Tokugawa Nariaki, ninth daimyo of the Mito Domain and was the largest han school in the Edo period. Three of its buildings have been designated Important Cultural Properties and the school is a Special Historic Site. The...
  19. Art Tower Mito 水戸芸術館

    Art Tower Mito 水戸芸術館

    Art Tower Mito (水戸芸術館 Mito Geijutsukan) is an arts complex in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, opened to the public in 1990 and designed by Arata Isozaki.
  20. Art Tower Mito

    Art Tower Mito

    Art Tower Mito (|p Mito Geijutsukan) is an arts complex in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, opened to the public in 1990 and designed by Arata Isozaki.
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