Hayashi Residence

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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
    Japanese Name 林家住宅
    Year 1787
    Residence Type Ashigaru
    Designations Local Historic Site
    Features House
    Visitor Information open 11am-4pm Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
    Website https://www.hikoneshi.com/ee5/index.php/sightseeing/articles/hayashike-jutaku
    Location Hikone, Shiga Prefecture
    Castle Hikone Castle
    Coordinates 35° 16' 6.17" N, 136° 14' 50.50" E
    Hikone Castle and nearby Samurai Homes
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    Visits October 16, 2021; November 3, 2022
    Added Jcastle 2022
    Contributor Eric

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