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Kaichi School Museum, Matsumoto
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Learn about the Japanese education system at Kaichi School Museum, one of the country’s first schools. Inside the school-turned-museum, you can view various educational materials, stretching from the institution's establishment in 1873 until now. The museum is housed in a two-story Western-style building featuring elements of Japanese architecture. Its Western architectural influences come in the form of its second-floor balcony, decorated pillars, and its white plaster walls. The building’s central octagonal tower and carvings of dragons represent the Asian influence in the building’s design. About 70% of its construction costs were covered by donations from local townsfolk. Our Matsumoto itinerary maker makes visiting Kaichi School Museum and other Matsumoto attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • From Matsumoto Castle, with one day to go and was aimed at. Sounds good, alongside the parish house behind the elementary school open. Around at the whole school. School girl Toba river banks were to dismantle the part is moved. I liked is having a pattern of each classroom door and spiral stairs (which was roped-off here). It is also look good.
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  • Located just a 5 minutes walk from Matsumoto Castle. In good state of conservation of the buildings, at the time of this diary, textbook, and educational materials exhibited in the old school. Not like the fake Western-style architecture went, surprisingly to the study of the educational system of the former and enjoyed.
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  • Worth a look to see this as it is a pleasant walk from the castle and the Catholic Priests house is just across the road. The building is interesting and you can see the classrooms and school desks., ...  more »
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  • Interesting building and exhibits. Very limited English explanations on exhibits.
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  • Western-style building is a luxurious interior as well as appearance. Most of the construction costs at the time of the hearing of Matsumoto city, surprised 2. It is truly educational Prefecture Nagano.
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  • Is the ruins of the school. It is such a beautiful façade of the Western. What a product is, compared to the current Didactics of elementary school, it would be. What is the opening of 0/1873 (1873), is completed in this 0/1876 (1876) is dasou. That's so gorgeous architecture is at the time, was built with a donation of the townspeople. Beautiful octagonal tower. Higher costs are all glass imported at that time was set up, so that would be.
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  • Testifying at the beautiful design of the Meiji era buildings valuable cultural heritage. 薫rimasu 'Amy and Anne' worldview. It is from Matsumoto johoku gate on foot 5 minutes or so, so stop by and.
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