Nomura Family Samurai House, Kanazawa

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Step back into the past as you visit Nomura Family Samurai House, a traditional Japanese home. The residence of the Nomura family for 10 generations, the house gives a good introduction to the lifestyle and traditions of well-positioned and influential families during the Edo period, with a number of artifacts and areas preserved as they were, including a tea-ceremony room once used for greeting esteemed guests. The sliding panel doors, a roof made entirely from Japanese cypresses, and traditional garden of bonsais, bayberries, and a gentle stream, each add to the evocative air and educational value of the home. Arrange to visit Nomura Family Samurai House and other attractions in Kanazawa using our Kanazawa trip itinerary planning app.
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  • Definitely take the time to explore the Nagamachi district and visit the Nomura house while you at there. Both the neighborhood and the house itself are fascinating. 
    Definitely take the time to explore the Nagamachi district and visit the Nomura house while you at there. Both the neighborhood and the house itself are fascinating.  more »
  • Fascinating insight into Samurai life in 16th century - including thankyou note for delivering the head of a highly ranked soldier from the enemy killed at a battle the previous month 
    Fascinating insight into Samurai life in 16th century - including thankyou note for delivering the head of a highly ranked soldier from the enemy killed at a battle the previous month  more »
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  • This place reminds me of my friend house. I love this place very much more than Kenroku garden and any other Japanese historical houses. It is really surprising quite beautiful garden is set out in really small place!
  • Rare chance to see the inside of the home of an historic high status Japanese Samurai chief.

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