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Three nicely restored Samurai houses. Very knowledgeable and friendly guide. We came by car and... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2017
Glen P
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Highly rcommended

What a wonderful little find. 3 Samurai houses for different ranks - high, middle and lower, with... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2016
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Nov 28, 2018
“Samurai houses and gardens.”
Apr 15, 2017
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57, 60, 61Miyakojimachi, Sakura 285-0016, Chiba Prefecture
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

If you like Edo period houses and architecture and how the Samurai lived their everyday life its well worth the visit, will visit again next time.You can enter some of the houses as long as you take off your shoes first.Once inside you can get...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marc T
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Three nicely restored Samurai houses. Very knowledgeable and friendly guide. We came by car and there was a new parking space at the back.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Glen P
Reviewed May 10, 2016

What a wonderful little find. 3 Samurai houses for different ranks - high, middle and lower, with a wonderful guide to show all the little details. We were all fascinated with the stories and the architecture. Getting up close to the thatched roof, the earthen...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank cravingescape
Reviewed April 6, 2016

We were staying in Chiba for a few days so thought a train trip to Sakura would be nice . We had seen this referred to as a Samurai Town and their history always has me interested. Once we got off the train it was...More

Date of experience: April 2016
4  Thank roy v
Reviewed June 10, 2015

We visited these houses on our way to the museum of Japanese History - we had a free pass so decided to spend a few minutes. It just happened that they were training volunteers to guide in English so English speakers were most welcome. The...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank alwsempl
Reviewed September 9, 2013

I had several hours to kill waiting in Narita Airport, and decided to visit the Samurai Houses in Sakura. It was about a 20 minute train ride from Narita, and a 20 minute walk from the train station. Well worth it, very great view of...More

Date of experience: September 2013
4  Thank Jolche
Reviewed February 18, 2013

This was my 3rd visit to these houses along the one street. I like that they are the actual locations of these houses and the enbankments are still there. I was told that this & other entrance features had to do with horses. The fee...More

Date of experience: September 2012
2  Thank willrunforcannoli
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