Hagi castle town

Travel Information


Hagi Castle Town (萩城下町) is one of the Samurai Towns located in Hagi, Yamaguchi Prefecture. There are many remaining Samurai Houses. The famous legendary Samurai Kido Takayoshi who helped the Meiji Restoration was born in this town. Hagi Castle and its Castle Town were built in 1604.

Tourist Info.
There is parking and a restroom.

0. at Hagi Station.
1. use a local bus to Hagijojokamachiiriguchi


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Hagi castle town
Aoki Shusaku House
Aoki Shusaku House (青木周井弼旧宅) is one of the traditional house located in Hagi, Yamaguchi Prefecture. It is located in Hagi Castle town. Aoki was a famous doctor who supports the lord Mori. It was constructed in 1859.

Kikuya House
Kikuya House (菊屋家住宅) is one of the old merchant houses located in Hagi, Yamaguchi prefecture. Kikuya family used to be the strong Samurai of Mori clan. Therefore, this house is not only a merchant house, but it also has the features of a Samurai house. This house is the oldest merchant house constructed in 1606. It is registered as a nationally important cultural asset. It also displays many artworks, craftworks, and traditional tools.

Kido Takayoshi House
Kido Takayoshi House (木戸孝允旧宅) is one of the remaining Samurai Houses located Hagi city, Yamaguchi Prefecture. Kido Takayoshi is one of the legendary Samurai who made the Meiji Restoration. This Samurai house preserves the old time of Samurai House.

Kubota House
Kubota House (旧久保田家住宅) was constructed late 19th century. It is one of the large Merchant House of Hagi Castle Town.