The Virtual Museum of Traditional Japanese Arts



For a brief history of Japan, please click on the "History" button on the opening page. For a list of the principle entries on this site, click on the "Site Map" button. Note that most photographs can be enlarged by clicking directly on the photographs themselves.

The Virtual Museum of Traditional Japanese Arts is produced for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by Kodansha International Ltd., which is responsible for the contents of the site. Reproduction of photographs appearing on this site is prohibited.

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