Kuchiba Residence

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The plaster walls of the home and the ornate tile and plaster walls of the nagayamon gate make it one of the best examples of an original upper class samurai residence. The Nagayamon gate is the largest original nagayamon in Hagi. It houses a guard station, a stable and an extra room. The house also has a great location with the situated right on the river.

  • The main house is on the left and the Front Gate is on the right.
  • House
  • Inside the house
  • Inside the house
  • Kitchen
  • House and garden
  • House and garden
  • Omotemon, a Nagayamon type gate
  • Omotemon
  • Inside the gate

  • Kuchiba Residence Profile
    English Name Kuchiba Residence
    Japanese Name 口羽家住宅
    Year around 1800
    Residence Type Upper Class
    Designations Important Cultural Property
    Features Gates, Garden, House
    Visitor Information open 9:00-17:00; closed 12/30~1/3、8/13~15; 100 yen admission
    Website http://hagishi.com/search/detail.php?d=100021
    Location Hagi, Yamaguchi Prefecture
    Castle Hagi Castle
    Coordinates 34° 24' 38.88" N, 131° 23' 0.20" E
    Hagi Castle and nearby Samurai Homes
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    Visits Nov. 21, 2014
    Added Jcastle 2018

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