Ine

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Ine (伊根町, Ine-chō) is a town located in Yosa District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.
It is famous for wooden fishing houses called "Funaya", selected as Groups of Traditional Buildings.
The Tango Peninsula was a trade route from Eurasian Continent to Kyoto.
Fishing and sightseeing are main industries now.
Tsutsukawa district and Honjo-Hama district have been handed down Urashima Tarō legend.
Nii district has a legend of Xu Fu(Jofuku in Japanese).
As of October 2017, the town has an estimated population of 1,986. The total area is 61.95 km².

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Wikipedia, Blueballoon

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