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Aug 25, 2011 - A Day Free of Ceramics

I was looking forward to today’s visit to the Meiji Mura Museum. Our volunteer guide Takazawa Koji usually shows people around Inuyama Castle but he had studied up on Meiji-Mura for us. The Museum is a collection of significant buildings that have been moved to the shores of Lake Iruka. The one I was most excited about was Frank Lloyd Wright’s Imperial Hotel. The original was torn down in the seventies but the lobby was reassembled at Meiji-Mura. We also visited a fascinating old kabuki theater complete with trap doors and a rotating...

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