Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum, in Kyoto, a railway museum focused on steam locomotives. Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum, which opened in 1972, has 19 locomotives on display. The U Read more [...]
Sumiya Pleasure House was a restaurant and entertainment venue for wealthy. The Sumiya Pleasure House is a designated Important Cultural Property as it is the only Ageya style architecture building remaining in excellent condition in Japan. The Sumiya Pleasure House was built in 1641 and then expanded to its current design in 1787. For the whole of the period from 1641 to 1985 when it was converted to a museum, the Sumiya Pleasure House was owned an operated by 13 generations of Nakagawa family. Historically the Sumiya Pleasure House served banquets and dinner parties. In addition Geisha would perform tea ceremonies.