Samurai residence in Sakura City, Chiba Prefecture (Near Narita Airport)

buke-yashiki
If there is free time for you , e.g. approximately 4-5 hours during your stay in Tokyo or 2-3 hours at Narita air port, it must be a good idea to visit [Buke-yashiki, or Samurai residence] in Sakura City, near Narita airport.

They are accurate reproduction of samurai family houses in the late Edo period (1603-1868).
In the quietness of dim living room, kitchen and bath-room, you will feel as if you were the samurai living there in 18th-19th century as well as you see
on the spot the real lifestyle of samurai family.

Location: 57, Miyakojimachi , Sakura City Access: Approximately one hour by JR train from Tokyo station; 30 minutes by JR train from Narita airport station. Telephone: 043-486-2947 Opening hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Closed on Monday and New Year holidays.
Admission fee:  210 yen

If you can stay there for longer hours, you may also visit [ Sakura Castle ruins Park] and [Old Hotta residence ] where Sakura’s last feudal lord Masatomo Hotta lived in 1890’s.

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