Hattori Residence

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Background

The Seri-gumi Hattori Residence is one of the better preserved ashigaru homes from the end of the Edo Period. It is private property but is not currently lived in.

When I visited in October 2021, the house was used to displays exhibits of pottery excavated from around Hikone. Judging by all the boxes I could see I don't think it was just for this exhibit but is permanently used to store these artifacts.


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  • Hattori Residence Profile
    English Name Hattori Residence
    Japanese Name 服部家住宅
    Year 1800s
    Residence Type Ashigaru
    Designations Local Historic Site
    Features Gates, House
    Visitor Information not open to the public; private property; sometimes open for special occassions
    Website https://www.hikoneshi.com/sightseeing/article/hattorike-jutaku
    Location Hikone, Shiga Prefecture
    Castle Hikone Castle
    Coordinates 35° 16' 6.10" N, 136° 14' 59.75" E
    Hikone Castle and nearby Samurai Homes
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    Admin
    Visits October 16, 2021; November 3, 2022
    Added Jcastle 2022
    Contributor Eric


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