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Soseki Natsume Uchitsuboi Old House

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Poignant, but unfortunately closed due to earthquake damage

Soseki is a wonderful writer, and epitomises the tension between traditional Japan and... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
petermax9
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Kyoto, Japan
Mixed feelings

I wanted to go here for a while but getting there was a little laborious (I walked there from the... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
Oyaji090
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Fukuoka, Japan
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Jul 18, 2018
“Poignant, but unfortunately closed due to earthquake damage”
Oct 11, 2017
“Mixed feelings”
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4-22 Uchitsuboi-machi, Kumamoto 860-0077, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

Soseki is a wonderful writer, and epitomises the tension between traditional Japan and Teisho-period, Western influenced Japan. This is one of his homes in Kumamoto, and probably the most important because here his daughter was born. Soseki's wife said this was their best house in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

I wanted to go here for a while but getting there was a little laborious (I walked there from the castle) and then when I arrived found it was still not open to the public. The gardens are open but the house itself is closed....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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