Reimported Nanban Culture

About Nanban Culture

the Great Voyage Era ...In 1543, 

As a result of accidental arrival of Portuguese in Japan, the exchange between Japan and Portugal began.

It is said that Portugal first brought Western civilization to Japan.

We call bread “pão”,or call cigarettes “tobacco”.

In addition, this interaction of cultures made a new culture ...blending of Japanese and Western styles,called Nanban cultureculture, in Japan.

You can see  Nanban culture in Museu National de Arte Antiga.(↓Photo)