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  1. Ashikaga Residence

    Travel Ashikaga Residence

    The former Ashikaga Residence (足利氏館) is located in Ashikaga City in southwestern Tochigi Prefecture on the northern banks of the Watarase River. In the late Heian Period, Minamoto Yoshikuni (源義国, 1082-1155), son of Minamoto Yoshiie (源義家, 1039-1106), also known as Hachimantarō, ruled the...
  2. Horan Nasu Jiman Daiginjo

    Sake Horan Nasu Jiman Daiginjo

    Hōran Nasu Jiman Daiginjō (鳳鸞 那須自慢 大吟醸), the "Nasu Pride", is made of locally grown Miyamanishiki rice that is polished down to 47% or less. It has a rich aroma and subtle taste unique to daiginjō sake. About the brewery: In 1881, Wakimura Muneyoshi (脇村宗吉), who hailed from Shiga Prefecture and...
  3. Sawahime Tokubetsu Honjozo

    Sake Sawahime Tokubetsu Honjozo

    Sawahime Tokubetsu Honjōzō (澤姫若人醸酒特別本醸造) is a "special brew" sake made of locally produced rice and Tochigi T-ND yeast. It has moderate richness and a relatively dry aftertaste culminating in a gentle rice flavour. It is a light sake that can be consumed chilled or heated. About the brewery...
  4. Sawahime Junmai Ginjo

    Sake Sawahime Junmai Ginjo

    Sawahime Junmai Ginjō (澤姫純米吟醸) is a jizake made of Hitogokochi rice polished down to a milling rate of 50%. Hitogokochi rice was created and registered in Nagano in 1995. It is more suitable for premium sake than Miyamanishiki rice (美山錦) which is also grown in northern Japan but has higher...
  5. Senkin Issei Junmai Daiginjo

    Sake Senkin Issei Junmai Daiginjo

    Senkin Issei Junmai Daiginjō (仙禽一聲純米大吟醸) is unfiltered bottle-aged sake (muroka) produced from locally grown Yamada Nishiki rice. Product description: According to the brewery's managing director, Senkin Issei (仙禽 一聲) is a very limited item 100% made of Yamada Nishiki from the "Domaine...
  6. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    The main building of Ashikaga Gakkō
  7. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    The main entrance to the Ashikaga Gakkō in Ashikaga City, Tochigi Prefecture
  8. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    The main building of Ashikaga Gakkō and the surrounding gardens
  9. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    The main building of the Ashikaga Gakkō
  10. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    Some of the wooden annex buildings that were recently renovated.
  11. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    Inside the Ashikaga Gakkō
  12. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    Inside the Ashikaga Gakkō
  13. Ashikaga Library

    Ashikaga Library

    The current building housing the famous Ashikaga Library. It dates back to the Meiji Period.
  14. Ashikaga Gakko

    Travel Ashikaga Gakko

    Eminent Muromachi academy visited by Francis Xavier Ashikaga Gakkō (足利学校, Ashikaga School) was a primary educational facility of the Muromachi Period (1333-1573) and is located in what is now the city of Ashikaga in Tochigi Prefecture. The exact date of its founding is unknown; there are several...
  15. Ashikaga Orihime Shrine

    Ashikaga Orihime Shrine

    The Orihime Shrine (織姫神社) was originally built in 1879 to enshrine the deities Yachichihime no mikoto (八千々姫命) and Amenomihoko no mikoto (天御鉾命), and to protect the textile industry of Ashikaga. In 1880, it was reduced to ashes in a fire, and the current shrine building was built in 1937.
  16. Ashikaga Orihime Shrine

    Ashikaga Orihime Shrine

    The Orihime Shrine (織姫神社) was originally built in 1879 to enshrine the deities Yachichihime no mikoto (八千々姫命) and Amenomihoko no mikoto (天御鉾命), and to protect the textile industry of Ashikaga. In 1880, it was reduced to ashes in a fire, and the current shrine building was built in 1937.
  17. Ashikaga Orihime Shrine

    Ashikaga Orihime Shrine

    The Orihime Shrine (織姫神社) was originally built in 1879 to enshrine the deities Yachichihime no mikoto (八千々姫命) and Amenomihoko no mikoto (天御鉾命), and to protect the textile industry of Ashikaga. In 1880, it was reduced to ashes in a fire, and the current shrine building was built in 1937.
  18. Ashikaga Orihime Shrine

    Ashikaga Orihime Shrine

    The Orihime Shrine (織姫神社) was originally built in 1879 to enshrine the deities Yachichihime no mikoto (八千々姫命) and Amenomihoko no mikoto (天御鉾命), and to protect the textile industry of Ashikaga. In 1880, it was reduced to ashes in a fire, and the current shrine building was built in 1937.
  19. Ashikaga Streets

    Ashikaga Streets

    The streets of Ashikaga: statue of Ashikaga Takauji (足利 尊氏 , 1305-1358), the founder of the Ashikaga shogunate.
  20. Ashikaga Streets

    Ashikaga Streets

    The streets of Ashikaga: bridge over Watarase River.
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