We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Shitanocho, Shimabara 855-0052, Nagasaki Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 957-63-1087
Improve this listing

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 39 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 6
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Nice and very well conserved

Interesting place for Sengoku aficionado's. This time no great bombastic castle of the rich and famous - but ordinary houses of low class samourai. Digging reality.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Sfitseart
,
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Add Photo Write a Review

39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this attraction
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
82 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Interesting place for Sengoku aficionado's. This time no great bombastic castle of the rich and famous - but ordinary houses of low class samourai. Digging reality.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
142 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The location itself is also worth visiting. You walk through suburban streets with the samurai exhibits intermingled in between. In some ways that is better than a dedicated theme type village as you also get a sense of place and people. Loved the little canal that once supplied water running through the streets and also appreciated how well maintained it... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hampshire
Level Contributor
212 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

A touch of authentic Japan of old! The houses were very well designed so you could walk around and see different room tableaus in each. It was a very hot day, so we could appreciate how clean and comfortable these houses were. Based amongst modern low rise housing, it was great to see the pride the Japanese take in their... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Far North Queensland - Australia
Level Contributor
171 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

We expected a village, but instead you walk around a real town and visit preserved Samurai houses. The town is really lovely and the old water supply still running from the Mountains through the middle of the town is very pretty, its about 2 foot wide. The samurai houses are very basic and have some displays. We visited in winter... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3

Travelers who viewed Samurai Houses also viewed

Shimabara, Nagasaki Prefecture
Shimabara, Nagasaki Prefecture
 
Shimabara, Nagasaki Prefecture
Shimabara, Nagasaki Prefecture
 

Been to Samurai Houses? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Samurai Houses staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?