Orii Residence

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The Orii Residence was the home of an 'umamawari-yaku' or bodyguard to the lord of the castle. The garden is also nicely preserved and there is a small museum in the back facing the garden with displays of armor and weapons befitting a bodyguard.

  • Entranceway to the Orii Home
  • Nagayamon gatehouse
  • Entranceway
  • Kitchen area
  • Sitting room
  • Garden
  • Design of the home

  • Orii Residence Profile
    English Name Orii Residence
    Japanese Name 旧折井家
    Year Later Edo Period
    Residence Type Middle Class
    Features Gates, Garden, 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=3
    Location Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture
    Castle Bitchu Matsuyama Castle
    Coordinates 34° 47' 59.60" N, 133° 37' 5.88" E
    Bitchu Matsuyama Castle and nearby Samurai Homes
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    Visits November 20, 2010
    Added Jcastle 2018

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