UCHIKO area

UCHIKO area

内子町

内子町

内子町

内子町

内子町

内子町

内子町

内子町

内子町

内子町

Historical and Culture Zone

Uchiko town prospered by the production of Japan wax from the late Edo to Meiji era (latter half of 19th century). The townscape of Yōkaichi & Gokoku is well preserved and still exactly as it was in former times. Traditional townhouses and mansions of wealthy merchants stand side by side over a length of about 600m as they were in old times. When walking slowly through the streets, you will notice the pale yellow wattle-and-daub mud walls. Those walls are plastered with the local mud. The yellow mud walls, interwoven with white plaster create a unique impression. In particular, the houses will show us a different look in the morning sun and at sunset.

Must Visit

National Important Cultural Asset Uchiko-za Theatre
National Important Cultural Asset Uchiko-za Theatre
Koshoji Temple
Koshoji Temple
Japanese Candle Maker Ōmori
Japanese Candle Maker Ōmori
Yōkaichi & Gokoku Preservation District for Groups of Historic Buildings
Yōkaichi & Gokoku Preservation District for Groups of Historic Buildings
Museum of Commercial & Domestic Life
Museum of Commercial & Domestic Life

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