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Samurai House

Edo-style House of Samurai

Samurai House Street

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Samurai House Street (上山武家屋敷通り) of Kaminoyama is the street with four remaining samurai houses. Morimoto House, MIwa House, Yamada House and Sogabe House are remaining Samurai houses. Miwa house is opened public and see the inside of the house. Others are opened for only gardens. You can see what are the real Samurai house and structures.

Tourist Info.
Admission of Miwa House: 200 yen.

0. at Yamagata Station.
1. use JR Oou Line to Kaminoyama Onsen (13 min.)
2. walk north (20 min.)


When Kaminoyama Castle was built in 1535, the castle lord also built samurai houses on the north and west side of the castle. All of those remaining houses are built in 17th century.

Morimoto House
... was built in 1861. The garden of this house was called Kogaen with yellow flowers.

Miwa House
... was built in late 18th century. This house is opened public and remains many structures of what Samurai house used to be.

Yamada House
... was built in 1804 and takes Magariya Kayabuki style houses. The garden called Shoin tei with a big pine tree.

Sogabe House
... was built in 1783. This house was for middle class samurai.

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