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Terashima Kurando House

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Serenity and beauty

Like most of the places of worship and fame in Japan, this is not different. Carefully managed... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
Teresa C
Metro Manila, Philippines
Very interesting

This samurai resident and garden show what life was like in the middle of the Eido period. Very... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2017
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Oct 12, 2017
“Serenity and beauty”
Sep 2, 2017
“Peek into home of a Shogun administrator!”
The 18th-century home of a brilliant young reformer.
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10-3 Otemachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

Like most of the places of worship and fame in Japan, this is not different. Carefully managed garden and grounds within a space of tranquillity and peace. To participate in a 'loose' tea ceremony, there is an extra charge.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Teresa C
Reviewed September 2, 2017

Mr Terashima was a mid-level official in the local Shogunate from the late 1700's 'til about 1825. He was thought to be very honest and progressive, and was therefore disliked by others in the administration and was forced out when the Shogun died. He was...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Quasimama
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

This samurai resident and garden show what life was like in the middle of the Eido period. Very interesting.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank ericdallemagne
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Very nice, but some are better in Kanazawa, still good to see. A short version of the tea-ceremony is preformed here too. Cheaper then other places.

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Shlomi T
Reviewed August 1, 2015

The one reason for our visiting Kzanazawa was to see this old Samurai district. I was amazed how well preserved the whole district is. The house fronts indicate the rank and position of the Samurais living inside those houses. There were a few arts and...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Cynthia L
Reviewed June 13, 2015

The 16th generation of the Terashima family runs this house as a museum. they change scrolls according to the seasons. This is the only house of its kind open to the public. The roof's wooden shingles were weighted down with stones. The tatami rush mats...More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank MariaP1779DE
Reviewed April 13, 2015

This was an old area of the city where the Samurai wre housed, and it has been well preserved. There wre quite a few arts and crafts shops selling their wares, but the prices were extortionate. Still, it was worth looking at the beautiful pottery...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank James M
Reviewed October 8, 2014

This Circa 1770 house showing how the middle class warrior lived was terrific. Their way of life back in that time was not for me. However, well worth a look.

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Bob S
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