FORMER SHINOHARA@FAMILY RESIDENCE
Β΄ΖZξ (Kyu shinoharake jutaku)
This is the former residence of one of the old and respectable families
of Utsunomiya,the Shinoharas whose history dating way back into the EdoEra,
whore you can enjoy the atmosphere of good old days of the Meiji Era.
The main house and the storehouse made of stone, built in 1895, will give
you some idea about the life of wealthy merchants at that time. The outer
walls made with black mortar and Oya stone(locally produced tuff),the
lattice work decorating the storefront which characterized merchant houses
in those days are worth seeing. It is conveniently located near Utsunomiya
Station and has been designated as national important cultural property.
EHow to get there: 3 minutes' walk from the west exit
of JR Utsunomiya Station.
EOpen: 9:00`16:30(11/1`3/31, to 16:00) EClosed: Mondays days after national
holidays, New years Holidays. EAdmission: Adult:\100,under Junior High:\50.
EContact: TelO28-624-2200 Utsunomiya-Shi imaizumi 1-4-33