Built in the middle of Edo period.
It is about 280 years old. As common merchant house during Edo period. It is very narrow on width, and very deep in depth because the city tax was depended on the width which faced on main street. However, because Imai family was very wealthy, they have 9 rooms in main house. Most of houses in this type has 6 rooms. You can see many advanced technology to use natural light.
The front area of the house still remains the view of Edo warehouses.
Udats of Imai House is the oldest Udatsu, therefore it is very simple.
The size of enter residence is 923 square meters, and the house is 317 square meters.
The sound is registered as one of 100 best sounds of scenery in Japan. There are only two Suikinkutsu registered as 100 best sounds of scenery.
Kura no. 01 displays Udatsu.
Kura no. 02 displays Niwaka comedy.
Kura no. 03 displays local art works from famous Mino artist.
Kura no. 04 is used for the display of Hana-Mikoshi. Also, it is used for exhibition for local artists.