Morioka Saito House

Travel Information


Saito House (盛岡斎藤家住宅) is the old farmer's house located in Morioka, Iwate Pref. It was constructed in late Edo period. It is a rectangular building with the stable for horse inside of this house. The famous writer, Ishikawa Takuboku stayed this house.

Tourist Info.
There are parking and restroom.
Time: 9:00 to 17:00
Admission: Free (Ishikawa Takuboku Museum is 300 yen)
Closed: Monday. When Monday is Holiday, next day will be closed. Year end and new years days.

0. at Morioka Station.
1. use a Local Bus to Takuboku Kinenkanmae (37min.)

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Detailed Travel Guide

Morioka Saito House
Old Saito House is one of the traditional houses located in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture. It was used to be a hotel for the travelers during the Edo period. This house was constructed in the late Edo period. It is a two stories rectangular building. Just like other house of Tohoku region where the winter is very cold, it has a stable inside of the house.

The size of the house is 6.6m wide and 18m deep.

In 1906, famous write Ishikawa Takuboku stayed at this house when he was a teacher of the school.