Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Historic Uji

Uji is a historic town located between Nara and Kyoto. Uji is famous for its history including the Tales of Genji and possibly the oldest Green Tea Shop in the world.

Unique Mailbox

Uji Station

Map of Uji


Historic Uji

2 comments:

Udon_lover said...

The signboard of this mailbox tells you that this shape represents Tea Bowl(container, bin or whatever you call it) of Uji-tea. This seems that it commemorates 50th anniversary(2001) of Uji as a Uji city.

Tony Mariani said...

Thank you Udon_lover, you are quite knowledgeable!