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Samurai District, Semboku
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Head back into an important and iconic part of Japanese history during a walk through Samurai District, an area of town that once housed 80 samurai warriors and their families. The well-preserved buildings sit on wide, tree-lined streets, giving the district a peaceful atmosphere. With some dating back to the 17th century, the buildings here stand as remarkably well-maintained archetypes of contemporary architecture. Six of the houses remain open to the public, and each gives an impression of the lifestyle, fashion, and traditions of their inhabitants, while also now containing museums, gift shops, and restaurants. For Samurai District and beyond, use our Semboku vacation planner to get the most from your Semboku vacation.
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  • Is cherry blossoms in spring are many times he came to see the fall foliage was for the first time. In television news, just introduced at their best, because nice weather went doubles as a drive. No large crowds as the season of cherry blossoms, black fence back to autumn tint of red, yellow, and gradient was spectacular.
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  • Babin of the satake clan Samurai speaking of kakunodate area's tourist attractions. Spring weeping cherry autumn leaves, winter snowfall is so Samurai House in the snow is a sight to see. During the coldest week of tourists sparse, slowly you can visit the House each.
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  • Samurai residence group becomes the main street of kakunodate is a town since the Edo period, who served the satake clan Samurai House. Chalkboard walls with trees to the 200-year-old will harmonize with nature and difficult to. Satake North for account Auditors Ishiguro home, rests help Aoyagi House is on the larger, impressive and. Each House individually and make a difference in height of the fence and slid a variety show and provide the friendly Samurai culture. Cherry, green, autumn, Miyuki and each season so have fun.
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