Former Nozaki Family Residence

Historical Monument
This historical monument is located in the Kojima Ajino 1 Chome area of Kurashiki City. One of the houses of Nozaki Buzaemon who built his fortune in the salt-making industry in the late Edo period (1603–1868), it is a designated prefectural historic site. On the approximately 10,000 square meter premises, there are also the nationally-designated important cultural properties “Former Nozaki Family Residence” and several “dozo-gun” storehouses. In addition, it also exhibits materials as the “Nozaki Family Residence Salt Experience Museum.”

Spot details

Okayama Pref. Kurashikishi Kojimajino 1-11-19 map map Map
9:00-16:30(Gates shut 17:00)
Monday (The next day for Public holidays), New Year's holiday
[Admission fee] [Adult] 500yen [Small/Junior high school students] 300yen [Toddlers] Free
Parking Lot
Available (Bus 5spaces, Standard size 36spaces)
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Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Infant friendly
Pet friendly
Yes (small dogs need to be held in the garden while walking)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Articles about this spot


  • Traditional home on steroids
    5.0 Reviewed : 2016.05.12
    This is amazing - not just the scale but natural beauty of buildings / gardens. The owner had a vision and created an ancestral home- Downton Abbey Japan - style; even can see how the servants worked...
  • Great experience to see how the 1% used to live
    4.0 Reviewed : 2015.12.13
    This is an amazing house and beautifully maintained. Its very large and gives you a great idea how the top samurai used to live 200 years ago. Pity the rooms are not open to enter, only look from...
  • Fascinating!
    4.0 Reviewed : 2013.11.25
    Theres quite a lot to see on this property; it belonged to rich people, and you can see and learn so much about daily life in those times. :-)

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