Obuse, Japan

Noren, Obuse

Noren, Obuse

Compound Wall, Obuse

Compound Wall, Obuse

Window, Compound Wall, Obuse

Window, Compound Wall, Obuse

Bamboo, Obuse

Bamboo, Obuse

Obuse is a small town in Nagano Prefecture notable as a tourist destination for a museum dedicated to the Edo-period printmaker Hokusai as well as delicacies made from chestnuts. The town also boats a craft sake brewery notable for some interesting things it’s doing in marketing to appeal to a younger market.

The town has a small area around the Hokusai museum that seeks to recreate the Edo-period atmosphere with architecture and shops.

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One Response to “Obuse, Japan”

  1. I currently live in Nagoya. I’ve not heard of Obuse. Thanks for sharing this post!

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