In the Edo period more than 1000 delegation ships from Korea called at Hibi Port and a received warm welcome.
There is a famous picture scroll including full of anecdotes that paint a rich picture of the public at that time.
It was drawn in an old residence in Hibi.
Korean delegation’s Pathway：
Busan（South korea）=>Tsushima island=>Iki island=>Ainoshima island=>Shimonoseki=>Seto inland sea=>Mitajiri=>Hyoougo=>Osaka=>Kyoto=>Edo=>Nikko