Koseki Residence

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This is certainly one of the best samurai homes I've visited. It's also one of the oldest, dating back to 1730. The house, gates and walls were donated to the city by the Koseki family in 1992 and has been restored to it's original form.


Koseki Residence Profile
English Name Koseki Residence
Japanese Name 旧小関家武家屋敷
Year 1730
Residence Type Middle Class
Designations Prefectural Historic Site
Features Gates, Garden, House
Visitor Information open 9am-5pm (closes 4pm Nov.-Mar.), Closed Dec 28-31
Website https://shiroishi-navi.jp/en/detail/bukeyashiki-samurai-residence/
Location Shiroishi, Miyagi Prefecture
Castle Shiroishi Castle
Coordinates 38° 0' 17.21" N, 140° 36' 54.11" E
Shiroishi Castle and nearby Samurai Homes
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Visits May 12, 2018
Added Jcastle 2018

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24 months ago
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Nice neighbourhood!