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Old Igarashi Dental Office

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Old Igarashi Dental Office (旧五十嵐歯科医院) is one of the traditional house located in Kambara, Shizuoka. It is the old dental house constructed in Meiji period. In 1914, dentist Igarashi reformed this house to western style office. Therefore, the exterior is western style, but the interior is Japanese style. Because of that unique structure and historical value, this house was registered as the national cultural asset. The house structure is the typical building on post town.

Tourist Info.
Admission: free.
Open: 9:30 to 16:30 (Nov. to Feb 16:00)
Close: Monday and next day of holiday.

Access
0. at Fuji Station
1. JR Tokaido Line to Shin Kambara Station.


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Old Igarashi Dental Office

Old Igarashi Dental Office is the traditional house of Kambara, Shizuoka. It was constructed in Meiji period. In 1914, the owner of this house, Mr. Igarashi graduated the university and opened his dental office. He reformed his house to the dental office. Therefore, the exterior is a Western style and interior is still Japanese style. It is registered as the national cultural asset.

The outside has many glass windows that was very unique at that time. On the 2nd floor, there is his office. The operation room has a beautiful view. There are Japanese rooms that have beautiful painting doors.

It is a typical Nagaya style that narrow in width and very deep in backside.

1st floor is beautiful Japanese style rooms with small inner garden and Kura. It has old safe.