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Japanese History

What does Ginza mean?

Today Ginza is the center of fashion and luxury brands in Japan, but its origin is quite humble and its fame grew over the centuries.

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Kura – All About Kura – Japan’s Traditional Storehouses

A common sight in both the city and country, earthen storehouses called “kura” are a quintessential part of the Japanese architectural landscape.