旧細川刑部家 Samurai Manor

The residence of the Hosokawa clan was built in 1678 by Lord Okitaka, the younger brother of Tadatoshi Hosokawa.  The Hosokawa clan ruled Kumamoto over 11 generations. Nơi cư trú của gia tộc Hosokawa được xây cất vào năm 1678 bởi Chúa Okitaka, em trai của Tadatoshi Hosokawa.  Gia tộc Hosokawa đã cai trị Kumamoto qua 11 thế hệ. La résidence du clan Hosokawa a été construite en 1678 par Lord Okitaka, le …

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In Celebration of Sisters

 March third in Japan is Girls’ Day, a day designated to celebrate daughters in the family, an occasion when girls’ health and happiness become the focus of prayers and festivities in the home.  Preparations for 雛祭りHina Matsuri are made days in advance with homes, streets and shop fronts exhibiting the ornamental 雛人形hina ningyou dolls on lavish red-tiered display stands that date back to centuries of tradition.  An elaborate display comprises …

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