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Former Morita Bank Headquarters (旧森田銀行本店)

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Historical Monument

A historical building in Minamihonmachi 3-Chome, Mikuni-cho, Sakai City. It was built in 1920 as the bank headquarters for the local Morita family who made a fortune in the shipping business. It is the oldest reinforced concrete building remaining in the prefecture and is registered as a Tangible Cultural Property of Japan.

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Fukui Sakai-shi Mikunicho Minamihonmachi 3-3-26 (Fukui / Katsuyama / AwaraArea)

phone 0776820299
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9:00-17:00

Review of Previous Bank of Morita, Main branch

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/08/02 Fascinating glimpes into early 20th century Japan and foreign influences
Some friends and I happened across this place by accident as we were eating gelatos at the great gelato place just opposite.

The guide was an absolutely lovely middle-aged lady who provided me with...
Reviewed:2020/01/26 森田家が創業
江戸時代から明治初期にかけて、北前船交易で栄えていた湊町に、森田家が創業した、森田銀行の本店があります。
Reviewed:2019/11/02 歴史を感じる建物
町歩きの途中に素敵な建物だなと思い、入ってみました。無料です。昔の建物って、ぜいたくだな、でもすてきだなって感じながらいい時間を過ごしました

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Address
Fukui Sakai-shi Mikunicho Minamihonmachi 3-3-26 [map]
Area
Fukui / Katsuyama / AwaraArea
Phone
0776820299
Hours
9:00-17:00
Closed
Monday (open for Public holidays), New Year's holiday
Fees
[Admission fee]Free
Parking Lot
Available (20spaces)
* Free parking lot available nearby
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Vegetarian Menu
Not available
English Menu
Available
Halal certified
Not available
Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available
Pet friendly
Yes (partially possible)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Access

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          Northeast of Kyoto, the ancient Tojinbo Cliffs separate Fukui prefecture from the Sea of Japan in a stretch of land well worth exploring. Water sports and seaside delicacies are available in abundance as the spectacular rugged coastline flattens down into beaches to the west of the prefecture, while inland, Fukui is home to Zen Buddhist temples and historic ruins.