Samurai District, Semboku

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. Use our Semboku road trip planning app to visit Samurai District on your trip to Semboku, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Was the period of the Festival, but tourists is beautiful, quiet atmosphere in the Samurai House in the snow is good. Samurai closed during winter, but could tour the Aoyagi House and Ishiguro.
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  • Combination of Samurai was a State visit when buried in snow, but combined with a black and white snow was stand out for beauty. Stroll through the snow season is recommended.
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  • Cherry wood's famous kakunodate. I tried sponge wants to see the limestone Karsts. From tazawako kakunodate, Jr. day 2-3 books, others are not only bullet train. Discover the routes that reached old Samurai residences and are looking for and what to do about tazawako by bus 30 minutes at legend hotel off I. Aoyagi House was very noisy and into the street from a bus stop on the street really just turn the hifuri Kamakura, left. The silence in the loud thud that trees snow slide from per beautiful. Once in his long, walk, look at the top! Waterproof shoes are recommended to explore the winter starting to snow melt, sherbet-like so. On the way back from the street cross was kakunodate bus the, snow walked to kakunodate station about 20 minutes. Kakunodate Ekimae-Gura are luggage storage (300 yen / piece), had a puss in boots free lending.
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