The Hayashi Residence is the oldest confirmed ashigaru residence in Hikone. There is a kind of prayer card dating to when the house was built in 1787.
The residence is now a gallery of locally made pottery and a small cafe.
|Hayashi Residence Profile|
|English Name||Hayashi Residence|
|Designations||Local Historic Site|
|Visitor Information||open 11am-4pm Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday|
|Location||Hikone, Shiga Prefecture|
|Coordinates||35° 16' 6.17" N, 136° 14' 50.50" E|
|Hikone Castle and nearby Samurai Homes|
|Visits||October 16, 2021; November 3, 2022|