Kawarada Residence

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Background

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.


Gallery
  • House
  • Garden Gate
  • House and garden
  • Garden
  • House
  • Gate
  • Gate
  • Gate
  • Kawarada Residence
  • House

  • 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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    Admin
    Visits Aug. 9, 2004; May 11, 2018
    Added Jcastle 2018


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