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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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  • Children could learn in such a nice school I'm happy! Thought is enough to make great buildings. Western is fresh to have thorough here and vice versa. There are many great is especially attentive to the breadth of the curve of the staircase and doors, fine.
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  • It seems schools as quasi-Western-style school building of the Meiji era first designated important cultural properties. School buildings and fascinating, and it is still too great. It is beautiful. Matsumoto, former parsonage in the Meiji era of Western-style houses relocated to the adjacent land.
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  • Kaichi elementary school North of Matsumoto city, next to the main school building was moved from the banks of the river Toba. Think Western-style school building when, in alterations of the dragon tattoo can tour at 410 yen (2/2017) admission to the campus, tasted a little back in time.
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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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