Museum of Commerce & Domestic Life
About halfway between the station and Yōkaichi is Uchiko-za, a magnificent traditional kabuki theatre. Originally constructed in 1916,...
Here at Uchiko's last remaining candle manufacturer the candles are still made by hand, according to traditional methods, and you can...
Japanese Wax Museum
Within the Kamihaga-tei complex, the Japanese Wax Museum has excellent English explanations on the wax-making process and the town's...
Near the turn-off to Yōkaichi is this friendly Japanese diner that prepares a tasty two-choice lunch menu and good, strong coffee.
1938 Uchiko · interesting places nearby
Museum of Commerce & Domestic Life information
A few minutes' walk north along the main road from Uchiko-za is the Museum of Commerce & Domestic Life, which exhibits historical materials and wax figures portraying a typical merchant's home of the early 20th century. If you understand Japanese, the recorded voicing of various characters in the house is entertainingly campy; otherwise, get the lowdown from the English flyer.