Haibara Residence

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This house was the residence of samurai who served as close advisors of the daimyo and castle guards. The house itself is in the sukiya style, which is quite rare for samurai homes. The style is more often seen in tea houses or Buddhist structures or tea ceremony houses. It is designated an important cultural property by the city.

  • House
  • Entranceway
  • House
  • Part of the house
  • Main room for entertaining guests and the garden
  • Interior of the house
  • Interior rooms
  • Interior rooms
  • Kitchen
  • Between the house and gatehouse
  • Main Gate
  • The mountain in the background is the castle

  • Haibara Residence Profile
    English Name Haibara Residence
    Japanese Name 旧植原家住宅
    Year Mid Edo Period
    Residence Type Middle Class
    Designations Important Cultural Property, Local Historic Site
    Features Gates, House
    Visitor Information open 9:00-17:00; closed 12/29-1/3; 400 yen (covers both houses)
    Website http://takahasikanko.or.jp/modules/spot/index.php?content id=4
    Location Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture
    Castle Bitchu Matsuyama Castle
    Coordinates 34° 47' 57.19" N, 133° 37' 6.02" E
    Bitchu Matsuyama Castle and nearby Samurai Homes
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    Visits November 20, 2010
    Added Jcastle 2018

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