Takayama Jinya

Takayama Jinya is a former government building that was under direct governance of Edo (previous name of Tokyo). The building is now a museum open to visitors. Most of the rooms are tatami rooms that once served as offices and meeting rooms but there is also a peculiar room that was used by the lord to interrogate/torture suspected criminals.

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Country: Japan
Area : Chubu area
Prefecture : Gifu-ken
City : Takayama-shi
District : Hachikenmachi
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Gaijin San

Since my better half is Japanese I often have the chance to travel to Japan. I grew fond over time of this magnificent country. I thought of sharing with you some places worth visiting in this little but growing travel guide to Japan. I try to show with images what I can't express with words. I hope you may find here some inspiration! For those who wonder, I chose the moniker Gaijin-San after being called like this by a waitress at a grilled eel restaurant. "Gaijin" means foreigner and "San" is a honorific suffix in Japanese.

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