The first overseer of the Sumitomo business empire and a major figure in the Shikoku and Osaka business world during the Meiji period.
Zuiō-ji is a Zen temple and monastery located on a forested hillside in Niihama.
A fascinating city where industry, nature, and tradition make their presence felt.
The beautiful traditional home of a Meiji period industrialist has been preserved as it was, and there’s a fascinating museum too.
Besshi Copper Mine is a picturesque industrial archaeology site located in the mountains of Ehime. It’s known as the Machu Picchu of the East.