Quaint village culture thriving in the modern day Etchu Yatsuo [PUBLISHED ON AUG 31, 2017 ]

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Quaint village culture thriving in the modern day Etchu Yatsuo.

Quaint village culture thriving in the modern day Etchu Yatsuo.

 

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Yatsuo once flourished as a tax office for the Toyama Domain. One artistic element that shows Yatsuo’s history is the Owara bon dance of the wind. The eleven districts within Yatsuo each present their own Owara bon dance performance for three days from September 1st.

Yatsuo once flourished as a tax office for the Toyama Domain. One artistic element that shows Yatsuo’s history is the Owara bon dance of the wind. The eleven districts within Yatsuo each present their own Owara bon dance performance for three days from September 1st.

 

The Etchu-Yatsuo Hikiyama Festival is a Shinto ritual hosted every May 3rd. It dates back to the Edo period and the Yatsuo Hachiman Shrine Spring Equinox Day Festival. There is a Japanese lion dance and six beautifully carved and sculpted hikiyama floats. The floats are absolutely stunning!

The Etchu-Yatsuo Hikiyama Festival is a Shinto ritual hosted every May 3rd. It dates back to the Edo period and the Yatsuo Hachiman Shrine Spring Equinox Day Festival. There is a Japanese lion dance and six beautifully carved and sculpted hikiyama floats. The floats are absolutely stunning!

 

Yatsuo town map

Yatsuo town map

 

With traditional buildings perched atop hillsides, old paved roads, traditional Japanese lattice doors, narrow alleyways and steep slopes. The area known as Old Town gives you extraordinary views of Yatsuo. These are the kind of sights you don't see in everyday life!

With traditional buildings perched atop hillsides, old paved roads, traditional Japanese lattice doors, narrow alleyways and steep slopes. The area known as Old Town gives you extraordinary views of Yatsuo. These are the kind of sights you don’t see in everyday life!

 

LEFT:Yatsuo culture thrived due to the silk industry. Silkworm eggs are of of particularly high quality. Its market share was once a quarter of the total domestic production. Yatsuo washi Japanese paper (used for egg laying), was also used as a wrapper for medicine and spread throughout Japan, leading to its development. RIGTH:Oonagatani is the southernmost area of Yatsuo. It was once a hub where silkworm eggs would be shipped throughout Japan. Only eighty people live in this village town now, but its opulent nature is breathtaking.

LEFT:Yatsuo culture thrived due to the silk industry. Silkworm eggs are of of particularly high quality. Its market share was once a quarter of the total domestic production. Yatsuo washi Japanese paper (used for egg laying), was also used as a wrapper for medicine and spread throughout Japan, leading to its development. RIGTH:Oonagatani is the southernmost area of Yatsuo. It was once a hub where silkworm eggs would be shipped throughout Japan. Only eighty people live in this village town now, but its opulent nature is breathtaking.

 

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SOS! Useful tips for visiting Japanese inns

SOS! Useful tips for visiting Japanese inns

 

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