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Hagi Travel guide
Hagi : Michelin's recommendations
An old feudal village nestling on the coast, against a backdrop of hills, Hagi's old samurai quarter remains intact. This little town seems to have eluded modernism and its Edo-era atmosphere feels unchanged. The town is also famous for its kilns and pottery, hagi-yaki, which are characterised by their muted cream and pink colours. Hagi also played a pivotal role in the Meiji Restoration, which, in 1867, overthrew the shogunate, restored imperial power and opened up the country to the West.
Tourist attractions Hagi : Things to see and do
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In a modern and spacious building designed in 1996 by the architect Tange Kenzo, the Uragami Museum exhibits an impressive collection of almost 5 000 ukiyo-e (or pictures of the floating world, Edo-era woodblock prints). Among these are Hokusai's fam..