Orii Residence

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The Orii Residence was the home of an 'umamawari-yaku' or bodyguard to the lord of the castle. The garden is also nicely preserved and there is a small museum in the back facing the garden with displays of armor and weapons befitting a bodyguard.

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Orii Residence Profile
English Name Orii Residence
Japanese Name 旧折井家
Year Later Edo Period
Residence Type Middle Class
Features Gates, Garden, 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=3
Location Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture
Castle Bitchu Matsuyama Castle
Coordinates 34° 48' 0", 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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