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Kawara Terrace in Agano

“Kawara” means roof tile in Japanese as you could probably guess from the pictures. Making roof tile is traditional industory of Agano City. “Yasuda-Kawara” is the brand name of roof tile produced in Agano city. It has more than 150 years of history. It has been protecting people in Niigata from the severe coldness of winter since then. In the building at Kawara terrace there are restaurant, cafe and shop space.

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