Yokota Residence

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One of the finest and most complete examples of a samurai home in existence. The Yokota Residence is a typical mid-level samurai home complete with house, warehouses, gardens and more. The stream through the garden is connected to several nearby houses too. In fact, all the samurai homes in Matsushiro had a stream connected to the main waterway so that they always had fresh water supplied to their gardens.

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Yokota Residence Profile
English Name Yokota Residence
Japanese Name 旧横田家住宅
Year Mid Edo Period
Residence Type Middle Class
Designations Important Cultural Property
Features Gates, Garden, House, Warehouses
Visitor Information Opens 9:00-17:00 (last entry 16:30), closed Dec 29-Jan3; 200 yen
Website http://www.sanadahoumotsukan.com/facilities/facility.php?n=6
Location Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture
Castle Matsushiro Castle
Coordinates 36° 33' 39", 138° 11' 56"
Matsushiro Castle and nearby Samurai Homes
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