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Samurai Houses


Samurai was a term for the military nobility in pre-industrial Japan. The Samurai Houses in

Shimabara along the old Samurai street nearby Shimabara Castle were built in 18th century.



Three samurai houses, the Yamamoto residenceShinozuka residence and Torita residence,

are opened to the public exhibiting the life style of old Samurai.





General information  

Address Shimonocho, Shimabara-city, Nagasaki-prefecture

80 minutes by vehicle from Nagasaki Airport

100 minutes by vehicle from Nagasaki-city

15 minutes walk from Shimatetsu Shimabara Station

Open hours 9:00 to 17:00
Admission fee No fee is required
Days closed December 29 and 30


 - Shimabara travel guide