Otagiri House is one of the traditional houses located in Suzaka, Nagano Prefecture. This house was constructed in the late 20th century. Otagiri family was a powerful merchant in this domain. This house has a huge Nagayamon gate and Kura. The entrance of this house was used as the store for a wholesale store. It has a great feature of the traditional architecture of houses in this region.
The Great Merchant Tanaka House is one of the traditional houses that displays many treasures of Tanaka Family that was a powerful merchant in Suzaka. It is located in Suzaka, Nagano Prefecture. The museum has a beautiful painting, ceramics, and other arts. Tanaka family had more money than the Suzaka domain and castle and considered as the richest merchant in northern Nagano during Edo period. It has also a beautiful Kura, Japanese storages, traditional buildings and beautiful gardens.