Harajirozaemon is a miso and soy sauce brewery in Hita city, Oita prefecture, Japan.
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Hita and Its Traditional Craft Work: Visit Geta and the Soy Sauce Factory

Sponsored by Tourism Oita If you are in Hita, you should definitely visit two important factories of the city. Harajirozaemon is a miso and soy sauce brewery and they even make Japanese lemonade (ramune), and the Motono-hakimono Factory makes traditional wooden shoes called Geta. It’s time to discover…
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Hita, The Little Kyoto of Oita : Stroll Around the Castle Town

Sponsored by Tourism Oita After spending the night in a luxury ryokan and enjoying the special experience of a dinner cruise on a special Japanese boat called a Yakatabune, I’ve now come to discover more about Hita city, specifically it’s neighborhood Mameda, nicknamed “Little Kyoto“! Mameda, A Well Preserved Old…
Murakami Lacquerware, A local craftwork with a long history.
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Murakami Lacquerware – The Specialty Handicraft of Niigata

Sponsored by Murakami City During my trip to Murakami city, I learned about the numerous “charm points” of this interesting town. Besides beautiful beaches and delicious food and drink, Murakami also has a history of making “Tsuishu” or red lacquerware. Most westerners would typically associate…