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Southwestern Ibaraki 2

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Koga and Yuki at present. Townscape and temples of Yuki, Takami Senseki Kinenkan etc.

Koga - Guide

pinTakami Senseki Kinenkan [鷹見泉石記念館]



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9:00-17:00; free; closed Mon*, 4th Fri of month*, next day of holiday & late Dec-early Jan

Takami Senseki Kinenkan used to be the residence of Takami Senseki, a samurai and scholar who is well-known to local people, though it's now half the size of what it used to be.
Near JR Koga Sta.

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pinShusuisodo [奥原晴湖画室「繍水草堂」]



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9:00-17:00; free; closed Mon*, 4th Fri of month*, next day of holiday & late Dec-early Jan

Shusuisodo, constructed in 1891, was the studio of Nanga (not Manga!) painter Okuhara Seiko. It is located next to Takami Senseki Kinenkan.
Near JR Koga Sta.

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pinSakacho [坂長]



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Sakacho used to be a store whose buildings were constucted in the Edo era. It was donated to the city and was recently converted into a cafe & restaurant and a souvenir shop.
Near JR Koga Sta.

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Yuki - Guide

pinOld townscape of Yuki [結城の商家町]



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The town of Yuki used to be a castle town in the feudal times but only merchant district remains now. Shops built in the traditional style remain relatively.
Near JR Yuki Sta.

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pinTsumugi-no-yakata [つむぎの館]



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9:30-17:00; free; closed Tue & late Dec-early Jan

Yuki Tsumugi-no-yakata is a small private museum composed of several old buildings, focusing on silk cloth Yuki-tsumugi which is a specialty of this area.
Near JR Yuki Sta.

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pinGukyoji Temple [弘経寺]



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Gukyoji is a relatively large Jodo Buddhist temple in Yuki. If you are going to visit Yuki, visit here also.
Near JR Yuki Sta.

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pinKojunji Temple [孝顕寺]



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Kojunji is a Soto Zen temple in Yuki. It's also a neat temple so check it if you are visiting Yuki.
Near JR Yuki Sta.

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