The Site of Osaka Type Printing Works

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The Site of Osaka Type Printing Works

This print works was founded by Shozo Motoki in accordance with a request from Tomoatsu Godai in 1870. Shozo Motoki was the first person in Japan to succeed in casting printing type in Nagasaki in 1851. His strenuous efforts resulted in the popularization of movable type printing in Japan.

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2-4 Otedori, Chuo-ku, Osaka
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Subway: Sakaisuji Line/Chuo Line: Sakaisuji-Hommachi Station (K15)(C17).
     Tanimachi Line/Chuo Line: Tanimachi 4-chome Station (T23)(C18).
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