Haibara Residence

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This house was the residence of samurai who served as close advisors of the daimyo and castle guards. The house itself is in the sukiya style, which is quite rare for samurai homes. The style is more often seen in tea houses or Buddhist structures or tea ceremony houses. It is designated an important cultural property by the city.

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Haibara Residence Profile
English Name Haibara Residence
Japanese Name 旧植原家住宅
Year Mid Edo Period
Residence Type Middle Class
Designations Important Cultural Property, Local Historic Site
Features Gates, House
Visitor Information open 9:00-17:00; closed 12/29-1/3; 400 yen (covers both houses)
Website http://takahasikanko.or.jp/modules/spot/index.php?content id=4
Location Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture
Castle Bitchu Matsuyama Castle
Coordinates 34° 47' 57", 133° 37' 6"
Bitchu Matsuyama Castle and nearby Samurai Homes
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Visits November 20, 2010
Added Jcastle 2018


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