Former Arai Family Residence Former Arai Family Residence

Visit the Former Arai Family Residence


2019.08.18

NAVITIME TRAVEL EDITOR

Former Arai Family Residence

History buffs should make a point of visiting this National Important Cultural Property, which is just eight minutes’ walk from Nagatoro Station.

Take a step back in time to the Edo period to explore what was once the residence of the village headman, with the building comprising layers of chestnut boards and a shingled roof.

It now operates as a museum detailing the local history and lifestyle of local sericulture (silkworm) farmers.

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