Tohoku - Jordy Meow
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Shukunegi, a settlement at the southern end of the island, has been inhabited since the Edo era by villagers working in the transport shipping industry. These ships carry passengers and cargo around from port to port – a popular profession that prospered in the Edo era. Many houses of unique wooden wall construction are concentrated in the bay area, with some built over 150 years ago. The whole area has been designated as a national heritage district for traditional buildings.