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see MiyazuMiyazu
, town (1990 pop. 26,450), Kyoto prefecture, S Honshu, Japan, on Miyazu Bay. It is a fishing port and processes marine products. Nearby is Ama-no-hashidate, or "heaven's bridge," a long promontory covered with pine trees whose fantastic shapes are reflected in the waters
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, Japan.
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Notes about each artifact contextualize and edify: the Japanese screen shows pilgrims to Chion Temple [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.] and Amanohashidate [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.], located on the Japan Sea coast northwest of Kyoto.