Kawara House

Travel Information

Kawara House (旧河原家住宅) is one of remaining Samurai houses located in Samurai street. It is the oldest houses which built in early 19th century. Kawara House was the house of Samurai with 300 koku which is the high-rank Samurai in Edo period. The house remains in a great condition and offers the life of High-rank Samurai at that time.

Tourist Info.
Admission for Samurai Houses: 210 yen, 100 for kids. There is a group discount for over 20 people.
Open: 9:00 to 17:00 (Last entry 16:30)
There is parking.

0. at Narita Station.
1. use JR Narita Line to Sakura (14 min.)
2. walk north (10 min.)

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Detailed Travel Guide

Kawara House

The house for Samurai of 300 Koku. It was built in early 19th century. Kawara clan moved to Sakura in 1835 and the house was already existed in here.

The structure of the house

The earthwork and living fence infront. 207 square meters of the land, Udegimon Gate with wing-walls of 4 wooden plates, Shikidai style entrance, Horizontal Mast for the entrance, guest room and living room, Tatami with the edge at guest room and living room, Front garden, and backyard, Dining room, Kitchen, Bathroom, Guest room and 2 other rooms with Tatami, Wood floor room.