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Visit Kanazawa-Bunko, Japan's oldest library for samurai

Yokohama, Kawasaki 3h

This tour takes you to the Kanazawa-Bunko, one of the very important educational institutes from the Sengoku period, parallel with Ashikaga School. It houses many valuable Japanese and Chinese books and you can feel the atmosphere of history.

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Kanagawa Prefectural Kanazawa-Bunko Museum

Kanazawa-Bunko is a history museum of the Middle Ages. It mainly exhibits valuable cultural properties of Kamakura period. Almost all of the collections were designated as a national treasure in August, 2016. Please come and have a look at the national treasures.

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