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FUJII SHUZOU Co., LtdHiroshima
- In 1863, at the end of the Edo period (1603-1867), our ancestor, Zenshichi I, established a sake brewery in Takehara, Zenshichi I, one of our ancestors, established the sake brewing business in Takehara, which was blessed with good quality brewing water and was considered a suitable place for sake brewing. Takehara is a picturesque town facing the calm Seto Inland Sea, where the salt manufacturing industry once flourished. Also known as "Aki's Little Kyoto," Takehara has a beautiful townscape lined with old Japanese wooden buildings, as well as historic Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples. The town is also known as "Little Kyoto of Aki," with its beautiful streets lined with old Japanese wooden buildings and historic shrines and temples that have remained unchanged. Takehara is blessed with such limpid water that groundwater is still used as tap water, The city is also blessed with abundant seafood and has developed a rich culinary culture.