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Address: 57, 60, 61Miyakojimachi, Sakura 285-0016, Chiba Prefecture
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Three nicely restored Samurai houses. Very knowledgeable and friendly guide. We came by car and there was a new parking space at the back.

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Glen P
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Three nicely restored Samurai houses. Very knowledgeable and friendly guide. We came by car and there was a new parking space at the back.

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brisbane
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Reviewed 10 May 2016

What a wonderful little find. 3 Samurai houses for different ranks - high, middle and lower, with a wonderful guide to show all the little details. We were all fascinated with the stories and the architecture. Getting up close to the thatched roof, the earthen floor in the kitchen, the pleasant gardens were all a wonderful experience. Thank you to... More 

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Traralgon, Australia
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

We were staying in Chiba for a few days so thought a train trip to Sakura would be nice . We had seen this referred to as a Samurai Town and their history always has me interested. Once we got off the train it was a nice 15 minute walk to the Street where some old Samurai houses still sit... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 10 June 2015

We visited these houses on our way to the museum of Japanese History - we had a free pass so decided to spend a few minutes. It just happened that they were training volunteers to guide in English so English speakers were most welcome. The visit proved most interesting, with lots of history and culture explained. They could not do... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 9 September 2013

I had several hours to kill waiting in Narita Airport, and decided to visit the Samurai Houses in Sakura. It was about a 20 minute train ride from Narita, and a 20 minute walk from the train station. Well worth it, very great view of history and well laid out tour that took a little less than a half hour.... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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Reviewed 18 February 2013

This was my 3rd visit to these houses along the one street. I like that they are the actual locations of these houses and the enbankments are still there. I was told that this & other entrance features had to do with horses. The fee is nominal (about 200-en for adults), youth are free on Saturdays, and these types of... More 

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