Family Fun: San Juan Bautista Park (Ishinomaki)

Four hundred years ago, the lord of the Sendai domain - one-eyed samurai Date Masamune - was looking for a way to expand his trade options. Though the policy towards outside religions was about to change dramatically under the Tokugawa shoguns, Date┬áplanned to open trade with Catholic Spain (and subsequently, Mexico) and further build up... Continue Reading →

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