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Interesting comparison to the more upscale houses

We started at the top of the street with the Ishiguro House and moved down. This house, free but... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
Geoviki
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Denver, Colorado
It certainly is well preserved considering it was constructed in the Edo era.

There are many samurai residences that are open to the public. Some are free and at some an... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
tomizuta1953
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Funabashi, Japan
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Jun 27, 2018
“Interesting comparison to the more upscale houses”
May 27, 2018
“It certainly is well preserved considering it was constructed in the Edo era.”
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3-1 Higashikatsurakucho, Kakunodatemachi, Semboku 014-0325, Akita Prefecture
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

We started at the top of the street with the Ishiguro House and moved down. This house, free but more limited in scope, shows how the middle class samurais lived. Nicely preserved.

Thank Geoviki
Reviewed May 27, 2018

There are many samurai residences that are open to the public. Some are free and at some an admission fee is required. This Iwahashi Family residence is a relatively larger house open to the public without an admission fee. There is a signboard on the...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

A completely open to public area which demonstrates the traditional samurai housing. It gives you an opportunity to see how they lived, how the the houses were constructed and there are many of these houses in the area so you etc a feel for the...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

The gate was open but the entrance to the house didn't appear to be open. We walked around the side and could see inside. It didn't look very large. A woman appeared and then told us the house was closed.

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