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Heishindo-Former Kazama Family Residence

1-17 Babacho, Tsuruoka 997-0035, Yamagata Prefecture
+81 235-22-0015
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A very unique house from Edo period with a particular roof

This visit is a must for architecture lovers or history fans. The roof of the house is made of... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Dondinou
Well kept building with a guide

We wanted to visit the traditional Japanese garden which alone is worth the entrance fee, but it... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Stephan1954
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
1 Oct 2017
“A very unique house from Edo period with a particular roof”
11 Aug 2017
“Well kept building with a guide”
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1-17 Babacho, Tsuruoka 997-0035, Yamagata Prefecture
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+81 235-22-0015
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This visit is a must for architecture lovers or history fans. The roof of the house is made of cedar bark, on which several tons of stones have been lit so it doesn't fly off. I would have thought the whole thing would collapse, but...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

We wanted to visit the traditional Japanese garden which alone is worth the entrance fee, but it appeared that entrance to the house a hundred metres away was included. First they did not want to let us in because we do not speak Japanese and...More

Thank Stephan1954
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