Mihonoseki is a historic small village that includes Miho Shrine, the head shrine of all Ebisu gods in Japan, and the oldest lighthouse in Sanin, Mihonoseki lighthouse.
The Aoishidatami Street (the blue-stone-paved street), which leads from
Miho Shrine to Bukkoku Temple preserves traditional
houses. Mihonoseki used to be the important port, and flourished as
amusement center.@In Taisho era, renowned writers such as Tekkan and
Akiko Yosano and Kyoshi Takahama has visited ryokans on the street. A
shop on the street, Taiko Shoyu
, is a long-established shop of soy sauce. It is said that gastronome Kitaoji Rosanjin acclaimed the soy sauce.
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