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Mitsuya District and Kilns of Mitsuya

Be transported back to the elegant Taisho era at Kitakata’s Mitsuya District. Kitakata is famous as a town of charming warehouses. The rich texture and distinctive color of the warehouse bricks are an integral part of Kitakata’s townscape.

In the year Meiji 23 (1890), the connecting kilns of Mitsuya District were opened. As well as roof tiles, bricks made here were also painted a deep red color, giving the area a unique atmosphere and classic scenery. The area was registered as an Industrial Modernization Heritage Site by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

Information

Access
Approximately 20 mins by taxi from Kitakata Station
About 40 mins by bike from Kitakata Station
Maps
Connecting Kilns of Mitsuya https://goo.gl/maps/dYEoVgDFBnK2
Wakana Family`s House https://goo.gl/maps/KyEsYDBx8du
Blog
https://rediscoverfukushima.com/2017/09/20/kitakatas-mitsuya-district/
Links
Michelin Travel
https://travelguide.michelin.com/asia/japan/tohoku/kitakata/mitsuya-brick-warehouses

Access Map

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