Takayama Jinya

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Takayama Jinya (高山陣屋跡) is the ruins of a branch office of Edo Government. Takayama Jinya is the only remaining Jinya since Edo Period and designated as a National Historic Site of Japan. The Edo government directly ruled about 60 domains, called Tenryo, in various important areas of Japan. Jinya performed the administrative business, such as tax collection, finance, police action and judgement, and forest management.

Tourist Info.
Admission: 420 yen. there is group discount from 30~.
Open: 8:45 to 17:00(Mar. to Oct.), 18:00 (August), 16:30 (Nov. to Feb.)


周围的地图 Takayama Jinya


Takayama Jinya is completely reconstructed as the original structure in 1996. The front gate, the government official rooms, and storage are existing since Edo period.

Onyakusho, Goyouba
... is the offices. The offices were clearly separated by the status (original).

... is the civil court. The civil court is located in the front. Payment of the taxes were reported at the court, and judged about money problems and boundary issues of the land.

Oshirasu, Ginmisho
... is law court and interrogation room.

... is the conference room (original) has two scrolls said "Chu" and "Ko" means loyalty and respect to Shogun.

Existent Remians

The government Official Room.
-Built in 1816-

Front gate and guardhouse
-Built in 1832-

Tableware storehouse
-Built in 1840-

Rice Storehouse
-Built in 1600-