Katou Residence

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Built in the late Edo Period, the Katō-bukeyashiki (samurai residence) is now an inn ran along with Takyō Abe Inn, another former bukeyashiki nearby. The Katō were samurai officials employed at the daikansho (magisterial offices for direct representatives of the Shogunate), which basically had the task of overseeing the important Iwami silver mines of great economic interest to the Shogunate.

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Katou Residence Profile
English Name Katou Residence
Japanese Name 加藤武家屋敷
Year Late Edo Period
Residence Type Middle Class
Features House
Visitor Information Not open to the public / Inn & private business
Location Oda, Shimane Prefecture
Castle Ohmori Daikansho
Coordinates 35° 7' 8.83" N, 132° 26' 43.94" E
Ohmori Daikansho and nearby Samurai Homes
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