Mino city is placed in the middle of Gifu prefecture, and there has an old street remains its appearance from more than 200 years ago.
Udatsu used to mean “fire barrier” in Japanese, but later time, merchants, who made a lot of money with producing Japanese paper, started decollating udatsu and then its meaning changed to symbol of wealth.
In the street in Mino city, there are 19 houses with udatsu. There is no such a place in Japan anymore.