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Samurai Houses, Shimabara

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  • Entry fee is free. There are 3 preserved houses you can view. All are very similar, you must take your shoes off before entering. You can imagine what the samurai life was like. Cherry blossoms were b...  more »
  • The Shimabara-Han though 71000 stone. I mean clan from generation to generation become fudai daimyo could lower class Samurai's House is fine with small felt widely. May have architectural bent shop and say the same plan if in the other clan is middle class or higher. However the roof tile-roofed is.... Fudai daimyo were more measured than income? Or collection of annual tribute was harsh. From this clan was the Shimabara rebellion of feudal tributes too harsh in the riot. Or maybe because few of the Samurai, building cost per capita higher than the other clan. In any case, was much wider than the lower class samurai of other clan's home floor.
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  • Nice way to see how the Samurai lived. Interesting well preserved homes. A few different types are presented.  more »