Kakunodate Nishinomiya House

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Kakunodate Nishinomiya House (あきた角館西宮家) is one of Samurai House located in Kakunodate, Akita prefecture. Nishinomiya Family was one of high class Samurai of Akita Satake clan. There are traditional houses and 5 Kura, storages, with beautiful garden. Each Kura are converted to shops, restaurant and tea house. You can enjoy great shopping, meal or tea with nice atmosphere of Samurai.

Tourist Info.
There is parking and restroom.
Open: 10:00 to 18:00 (Nov. to Mar. closed at 17:00)
Admission: free.

0. Kakunodate Station.
1. walk west (10 min.)



Nishinomiya House is located on Tamachi Samurai Residence of Kakunodate. There are two residential areas in Kakunodate, and Tamachi is one of them. There are five storages that built in Meiji era to Taisho era (19th century to 20th century).

They are used for: Restaurant, Gallery, gift shop for Kimono fabric, ceramics, washi papers. The main house is used for tea house.

Main House that was built in mid-Meiji era.
Restaurant and tea house. You can enjoy tea or meal in the serene tatami room.

-Rice Kura-
Rice granary. Built in 1910. Souvenir shop. This storage was built in 1910.

-Northern Kura-
Built in 1919. Restaurant.

-Pickles Kura-

-Archives Kura-
Built in 1894. Craft museum.

-Front Kura-
Built in 1919. Gift Shop.

IT has a great Sakura, and Azalea in Spring.

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