Kuchiba Residence

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The plaster walls of the home and the ornate tile and plaster walls of the nagayamon gate make it one of the best examples of an original upper class samurai residence. The Nagayamon gate is the largest original nagayamon in Hagi. It houses a guard station, a stable and an extra room. The house also has a great location with the situated right on the river.

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Kuchiba Residence Profile
English Name Kuchiba Residence
Japanese Name 口羽家住宅
Year around 1800
Residence Type Upper Class
Designations Important Cultural Property
Features Gates, Garden, House
Visitor Information open 9:00-17:00; closed 12/30~1/3、8/13~15; 100 yen admission
Website http://hagishi.com/search/detail.php?d=100021
Location Hagi, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Castle Hagi Castle
Coordinates 34° 24' 39", 131° 23' 0"
Hagi Castle and nearby Samurai Homes
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Visits Nov. 21, 2014
Added Jcastle 2018


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