Culture of maintenance and enterprise that Sagara 700 years produced
Red-light district - Kuma, Hitoyoshi ... which is the richest in ... Japan
Hitoyoshi-shi, Nishiki-machi, Asagiri-cho, Taragi-machi, Yunomae-machi, Mizukami-mura, Sagara-mura, Itsuki-mura, Yamae-mura, Kuma-mura
Asagiri-cho "white hair Shinto shrine" (photograph: 濵denkikoshi)
Patron saint company of Uemura Sagara descending from Aoi Aso-jinja Shrine.
In Kuma, Hitoyoshi, we can see a lot of Buddhist temple and Shinto shrines left for a long time.
■Summary of story
Feudal lord Sagara of Kuma, Hitoyoshi made use of geographical advantage among steep Kyushu Yamaji and refused invasion of foreign enemy and performed the rule for a long time called rare "Sagara 700 years" in Japanese history. Mind of town development that the people were united was formed of feudal lord in that and believed in shrines and temples and Buddha statue group, noh dance together and enjoyed, and culture to protect was brought up. We took in foreign culture with enterprise hard at the same time, and original food culture and game, transportation network were fixed. There is not area that proof of culture sublimated by maintenance and enterprise, both mind centers, and exists elsewhere and is area that can see reduced drawing of Japanese culture in now, and Ryotaro Shiba writes down this ground with "red-light district that is the richest in Japan".
■Inheritance Kuma, Hitoyoshi, Japan (external link)
Many culture that protected by hand, and was inherited of the people from this.
The U.S. making of, memory of the earth for 2,000 years
... Kikuchi River basin "now and the bygone days "paddy-rice" story" ...
Yamaga-shi, Tamana-shi, Kikuchi-shi, Nagomi-machi
Ceiling advertisement image of Yamaga-shi "Yachiyo-za"
(photograph: the Kikuchi River basin Japan inheritance meeting)
32 pieces of sketches which existed were restored for the cause.
We indicate prosperity that rich grain belt brought at the time.
■Summary of story
Memory of the earth by the U.S. making of for 2,000 years remains in the Kikuchi River basin.
Land adjustment inherited in level ground from the ancient times, Ide (irrigation canal) and Tanada who enabled the U.S. making of in highlands in valley and reclamation that brought about the cultivated land very large by the sea. We still keep figure, and expanse of use of land by ancient people who supported the U.S. making of can see all compactly. Intangible culture called more lively festival and rich food breathes, and the Kikuchi River basin is reduced drawing of the making of Japanese rice culture from the ancient times to the present age and is rare place that can meet entertainment, food culture that the making of cultural scenery and rice brought.
■The Kikuchi River basin Japan inheritance (external link)
Search model course and sightseeing information from this.