Iwakuni Shirohebi Museum, Iwakuni

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  • White albino snakes used to be protectors of traditional Japanese houses from rodents, and were thought to be send by gods as messengers. Now there are only 1000 of these snakes left in Iwakuni. They....  more »
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  • A tiny museum dedicated to the preservation of the local White Snake, known as the Shirohebi. After the entrance to the museum they show you a quick video on its relevance in the area and why the snake was well respected in the past. You're able to see a few of the snakes held in captivity towards the end of the museum.
  • It's a bit tiny but nice

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