Culture Web Sites

In the past I've seen some very good sites for getting a real feel about a place.

I'd love people to give me links to culturally related sites they are involved with or just like.


I've added Ryokan View Blog as it is being made as a Window to Ryokan Culture.



Sites dedicated to any culture are welcome to be added here:


Enjoy the lighter side of Japanese Culture with: Japan Culture Lab

Nagano Samurai Battles - click box in centre for animated story

Poet Kobayashi Issa's Words about Yudanaka village & life - Hokusai's Linguistic Rival??^-^

Hokusai-kan in Obuse Town

The Finer Points of Alcohol - Sake explained

Nakano Animal Museum & Planetatrium - visit local Bird Man, Doctor Ken Motomura - 20years of in depth study of Chogenbo Eagles dilemma  


Working issues

Japanese Kamon - Family Crests