Morikawa Residence

Historical Monument
The Morikawa Residence is an exquisite mansion that was constructed between the Edo period and Taisho period. The Residence consists of eight individual buildings, including the main building, a building separate from the main building that contains several additional rooms, a teahouse, a storehouse, etc. The teahouse was designed by Fujian, a tea-master of the school founded by Kobori Enshu. The buildings at the Morikawa Residence preserve the elegant ambience of the Taisho period.

Spot details

Address
Hiroshima Pref. Takeharashi Chuou 3-16-33
Phone
0846228118
Hours
10:00-16:00(Last entry15:30)
Closed
Thursday (open for Public holidays), 12/27-1/3
Fees
[Admission fee] [Adult] 400yen [18 years old or younger, 75 years old or older in the city] Free
Parking Lot
Road Station Takehara (48 spaces) Shinmachi Municipal Parking Lot (47 spaces)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • I personally thought this was the most rewarding of the visits to the three historical residences open to the public.
    5.0 Reviewed:2019.01.23
    We visited the former Morikawa Family Residence after visiting the historic buildings district. This residence is located about a five minutes walk from the historic buildings across the river and...
  • 立派な邸宅
    4.0 Reviewed:2020.02.18
    竹原市の邸宅のなかで一番立派な邸宅でした。大正時代の建築ですが、純和風です。部屋数が多く、縁側からは庭園も楽しめます。
  • 趣きのある部屋
    4.0 Reviewed:2019.08.24
    竹原町並み保存地区のほぼ入口に近いところに建てられている。明治前期の塩田経営を背景にした富豪・山路家の母屋を対象時代に移築したもの。座敷・茶室・土蔵などがそのまま残っている。入館料300円。

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