Kawarada Residence

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The Kawarada clan supported the Ashina since they were in Aizu (Fukushima) and continued to support the Satake through the entire Edo Period after the Ashina died out. The current house was actually built in the Meiji Period but is representative of Edo Period samurai home construction and displays the unique shoin style architecture form this region. The Kawarada clan continued to be successful after the Edo Period working in various business, politics and education.


Kawarada Residence Profile
English Name Kawarada Residence
Japanese Name 河原田家
Year 1891
Residence Type Middle Class
Features Garden, House
Visitor Information Open Apr. 8-Nov. 30, 9:00-16:40; free admission
Website http://kakunodate-kanko.jp/category/2015/03/post-27.html
Location Semboku, Akita Prefecture
Castle Kakunodate Castle
Coordinates 39° 35' 49.92" N, 140° 33' 45.76" E
Kakunodate Castle and nearby Samurai Homes
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Visits Aug. 9, 2004; May 11, 2018
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