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Samurai Houses

Shitanocho, Shimabara, Nagasaki Prefecture 855-0052, Japan
+81 957-63-1087
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Ranked #5 of 16 attractions in Shimabara
Type: Lookouts, Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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126 reviews 126 reviews
28 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 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

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105 helpful votes 105 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

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