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  1. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    The main building of Ashikaga Gakkō
  2. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

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

    Ashikaga Gakkō

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

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    The main building of the Ashikaga Gakkō
  5. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

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

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    Inside the Ashikaga Gakkō
  7. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    Inside the Ashikaga Gakkō
  8. Ashikaga Library

    Ashikaga Library

    The current building housing the famous Ashikaga Library. It dates back to the Meiji Period.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Ashikaga Streets

    Ashikaga Streets

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

    Ashikaga Streets

    The streets of Ashikaga: bridge over the Watarase River.
  15. Ashikaga Streets

    Ashikaga Streets

    The streets of Ashikaga: traditional performance by a troupe of dancers and musicians.
  16. Ashikaga Streets

    Ashikaga Streets

    The streets of Ashikaga: a new building (left) blended into the old architecture.
  17. Ashikaga Streets

    Ashikaga Streets

    The streets of Ashikaga.
  18. Kurita Museum

    Kurita Museum

    The Kurita Museum (栗田美術館) in Tomita close to Ashikaga lies in beautifully landscaped 24-acre park whose carefully designed buildings house one of the finest and largest collections of Imari and Nabeshima porcelain in the world. Other exhibits include historical and archaeological information...
  19. Kurita Museum

    Kurita Museum

    The Kurita Museum (栗田美術館) in Tomita close to Ashikaga lies in beautifully landscaped 24-acre park whose carefully designed buildings house one of the finest and largest collections of Imari and Nabeshima porcelain in the world. Other exhibits include historical and archaeological information...
  20. Kurita Museum

    Kurita Museum

    The Kurita Museum (栗田美術館) in Tomita close to Ashikaga lies in beautifully landscaped 24-acre park whose carefully designed buildings house one of the finest and largest collections of Imari and Nabeshima porcelain in the world. Other exhibits include historical and archaeological information...
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