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Samurai District, Semboku

Categories: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web
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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  • Under the Tokugawa shogunate, samurai were restricted to towns and cities, so samurai houses are not found countryside. Only two houses are available for exploring the interiors on this broad street w...  read more »
  • The width of the road's first arrived and surprised. Passing a Board fence next to the warehouse there is a wider road is carried directly on the second floor of the rice, etc.? Will be considered. In addition, this size either because of snow of winter movement faxed at least. I think that far in advance than as historical traces don't detail what occurs in other areas during the Edo period, but was left in my local area.
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  • Only the street can be glimpsed the Samurai residence life as a tourist destination to represent the Akita has a special atmosphere.
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