Takei Residence

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The Takei Residence was moved to this location and is the smallest of the three homes on display. The inside of the house displays artifacts from when it was moved. Unlike the thatched roofs of the other houses, this one has a more modern roof. Due to a shortage of the special grass used for these thatch roofs and the expense to recreate it, the thatched roof was replaced when it was moved.

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Takei Residence Profile
English Name Takei Residence
Japanese Name 旧武居家住宅
Year Latter Edo Period
Residence Type Lower Class
Features House
Visitor Information Open 9:00-17:00, last entry 16:30; 210 yen admission for all three houses
Website http://sakuraseeing.city.sakura.lg.jp/en/discover/history03.html
Location Sakura, Chiba Prefecture
Castle Sakura Castle
Coordinates 35° 43' 0", 140° 13' 28"
Sakura Castle and nearby Samurai Homes
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Visits March 22, 2008
Added Jcastle 2018


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