Takahashi Residence

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The Takahashi Residence is now more commonly known as the Shiraito Machinami Kouryukan or Shiraito Machinami Civic Center. They also provide tourism information. The house is an original samurai home. According to the last owners it was rebuilt in the Meiji Period, but studies of the house show it may actually be older. This could also be the case if they reused materials from the original house when it was rebuilt. Regardless, it is still a good example of a samurai home in Kanegasaki.

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  • Takahashi Residence (Shiraito Machinami Civic Center) Profile
    English Name Takahashi Residence (Shiraito Machinami Civic Center)
    Japanese Name 高橋家侍住宅・白糸まちなみ交流館
    Year Late Edo Period or Meiji Period
    Residence Type Middle Class
    Features House
    Visitor Information 9am-5pm, closed Thursday and new year's holidays
    Website http://www.town.kanegasaki.iwate.jp/docs/2017101300012/
    Location Kanegasaki, Iwate Prefecture
    Castle Kanegasaki Castle (Iwate)
    Coordinates 39° 11' 47.11" N, 141° 7' 18.37" E
    Kanegasaki Castle (Iwate) and nearby Samurai Homes
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    Visits May 12, 2018
    Added Jcastle 2018

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    たかはし屋敷・白糸町並交流館 [金ヶ崎] Takahashi House (Kanegasaki)

    This old house is located close to Kanegasaki Castle, indicating a degree of status. The thatched roof is now covered with metal sheeting and encased with plaster from the interior. The structure is preserved as a museum and cultural center. The old dears who run it serve coffee and offer information about the samurai homes preserved in Kanegasaki.