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Sakura’s samurai culture (Dep. Keisei-Sakura Sta.)

In the castle town of Sakura, you can see the residences of samurai who supported the government of the Sakura Domain, and the townscape retains much of its appearance from that period.
As you peer into the lifestyle of the samurai who lived in Sakura, try imagining the simplicity and fealty that the samurai lived by.

Time:
4Hour(s)
Distance:
4km
  1. 1Keisei-Sakura Station

    Address
    Sakura City1001-5 Sakaecho
    URL
  2. 19Minute(s)57Second(s)

  3. 2National Museum of Japanese History

    This is a historical folk museum which comprehensively studies and displays Japanese history and culture. It is located inside of Sakura Castle ruins. The theme is the history of ancient times to the present day and the ethnic world of the Japanese people.

    Address
    Sakura City117 Jonaicho
    URL
    Web Site
  4. 8Minute(s)38Second(s)

  5. 3Site of Sakura Castle

    This castle was built by Doi Toshikatsu, the cousin of Tokugawa Ieyasu, as a fortress for defending Edo’s eastern side. It was designated a municipal historical site in 1962.

    Address
    Sakura CityJonaicho
    URL
    Web Site
  6. 17Minute(s)

  7. 4Sakura’s Samurai Houses

    These are the houses where the samurai of Sakura used to live. Three houses are open to the public these days: the former Kawahara family residence (a cultural property of Chiba Prefecture), the former Tajima family residence (a cultural property of Sakura), and the former Takei family residence. They were built in the late Edo period.

    Address
    Sakura City57 Miyakojimachi
    URL
    Web Site
  8. 6Minute(s)10Second(s)

  9. 5Makata Shrine

    It's an old shrine that can confirm its name in the documents of over 1000 years ago. It was deeply religious believed by the Sakura lords and vassals as a god of the general guardian of the Sakura clan in the Edo period.

    Address
    Choshi City933-1 Kaburagimachi
    URL

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