• Takehara Historical Preservation District
  • Takehara Historical Preservation District
  • Takehara Historical Preservation District
  • Takehara Historical Preservation District
  • Takehara Historical Preservation District
  • Takehara Historical Preservation District
  • Takehara Historical Preservation District
  • Takehara Historical Preservation District
  • Takehara Historical Preservation District

Takehara Historical Preservation District

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Easy Access

English

Family-friendly

Free Admission

Parking

Restroom

Unrestricted by Weather

Wheelchair-friendly

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Things to know

Takehara Historical Preservation District, which is also known as Hiroshima's "Little Kyoto" is a district in Takehara city which has kept many traditional Japanese buildings such as breweries other various merchant stores and houses. Perhaps the most famous feature of this district is it is the home to the father of Japanese whiskey Taketsuru Masataka, where he opened the first whiskey distillery in Japan. The Takehara area is also famous for the making of salt, and the salt production industry thrived during the Edo period. Take a stroll around old Japan in this quaint little district and get a taste of the old life!

Photograph provided by Hiroshima Prefecture

Information

〒7250022
Honmachi 3 chome, Takehara City, Hiroshima
Get directions
0846-22-7745
Duration: 1.5 hours
JPY0 / Adult
Official Site
Recommended Season
January・February・March・April・May・June・July・August・September・October・November・December

Details such as opening times/fees etc are subject to sudden change. While we endeavor to keep our site up to date, we advise you check the official website for each spot for the latest information

Reviews

yukihiro

WOW U-mediator
  • 2020-01-19

Great spot!! Takehara has not yet spread. If you are interested in Japanese historical culture and historical beautiful scenery, you must go Takehara city. You can eat Japanese local foods and stay in Japanese accommodation facilities. Say again, Takehara has not spread, so you can go now!

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