A town of art and craftsmanship attracting attention from around the world
When you are exposed to the art and craftsmanship of the places you travel to
You can see the culture, history, and personality of the area.
Japan’s best gardens, paintings and historical artifacts
The art that was born in Yasugi.
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It will vividly color the memories of your trip.
Yasugi Museum of Art attracts worldwide attention
There are two museums that you should definitely visit when you come to Yasugi. They are the Adachi Museum of Art, famous for the best garden in Japan, and the Yasugi City Kano Museum of Art, a museum dedicated to a local artist who wished for peace.
We invite you to view the masterpieces to your heart’s content in a relaxing and peaceful setting.
The best garden in the world
Adachi Museum of Art
The Japanese garden is a large Japanese-style garden with a borrowed landscape of natural mountains. The beauty of the garden, including a karesansui garden and a white sand and green pine garden, was selected as the best in Japan for many years in a row by an American magazine specializing in Japanese gardens. The garden is also home to modern and contemporary Japanese paintings by artists such as Yokoyama Taikan and the collection of Kitaoji Rosanjin, which is on permanent display, allowing visitors to enjoy the harmony of the garden and masterpieces throughout the four seasons.
Kano Museum of Art for Peace
This museum is dedicated to Kanrai Kano(1904-1977), a local painter. Founded by Kanrai’s eldest son, Hiroki Kano, the museum houses a large collection of Kanrai Kano’s works, as well as works by local artists and famous bowls by famous artists. In addition to giving visitors a sense of Guan-Lei’s philosophy of peace, which was based on his wish for permanent peace, the museum also holds special exhibitions several times a year for the purpose of developing local art and culture.
A local brand steeped in history and tradition
Yasugi City, which has traced its history back to the tatara iron manufacturing industry, has nurtured a unique artistic culture. Traditional techniques have been carefully passed down through the generations, and while preserving the good old traditions, they are still being disseminated nationwide as a regional brand while gradually changing their form. The craftsman’s attention to detail and the taste of handmade products. The “real thing” comfortably stimulates aesthetic curiosity.
Yasugi’s colorful craftsmanship
Hirose Kasuri Amano Kouya
Indigo dyeing, a tradition that has continued for 150 years
Blacksmith workshop Hiromitsu
Traditional techniques from the Edo period
Hirose Washi workshop Shikiroku
Charm of warm Japanese paper
Yoshida Sake Brewery
Gentle taste created by famous water
Wood Art Kadowaki
Artistic and delicate beauty
Uchida Incense Store
Long-established incense store that has been in business for over 100 years