Hokkaido: Yakumo Bear Woodcarving Museum

A visit to Hokkaido and this spectacular museum is a must for anyone passionate about Japanese wood carving. Japan’s only such museum, with a collection of over 300 bear woodcarvings created in Yakumo and other regions, including Hokkaido’s first bear woodcarving.

We love the emotive expressions and mischievous poses of the wooden bears.

More information:

http://kai-hokkaido.com/en/town_vol33_woodenfigure/

Address: 154 Suehiro-cho Yakumo, Hokkaido, Japan
Website: http://www.town.yakumo.lg.jp/modules/museum/

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