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    Bukeyashiki-Kita Clan (Old samurai residence)

    This is the largest home in the Iya area, built in 1763 by the samurai headman of Oeda, a descendant of the feudal lord Kita Rokurosaburo. The area of Oheda in Higashi-Iya is the place renown for the legend of the fleeting Heike Clan after losing the battle at Yashima. The residence of Kita Clan is that of the historical family who held high offices in Iya. The house, including “Irazu-no-ma”(room of no entry) for committing ritual suicide, tells the story of the ancient way of life of samurais in the mountain. An 800-year-old cedar “Hokosugi” still grows in the garden and is worth seeing it.

    Basic information

    Address
    Oheda 43, Higashi-Iya, Miyoshi City
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    Holiday
    Closed on Tuesdays and 1/Dec - 31/Mar
    Admission fee
    adult:310YEN
    child:100YEN
    Parking lot
    car:6
    Access
    Get off at Ikawa-Ikeda IC→Take the National route 32 bound for Kochi→Take the Prefectural road 45→Take the Prefectural road 32→Take the National route 439 bound for Mt.Tsurugi→Take the Municipal road→Bukeyashiki-Kita Clan (Journey time is approx. 1 hour and 40 minutes by car.)
    Contact
    Bukeyashiki-Kita Clan
    Phone
    0883-88-2040