The Ishiguro Manor

Travel Guide - The Ishiguro Manor

Information

Ishiguro family was one of the most prestigious Samurai clans in Kakunodate as a high-ranked retainer of the Satake clan.
The Ishiguro Manor is a fine example of a Samurai house with a sweeping thatched roof and meticulously laid out gardens.
A part of the manor is opened to the public even though the descendants of the family still live here.

The Ishiguro Manor exhibits old household tools they used such as traditional winter boots and baby strollers.
It also houses medieval weapons and artifacts which includes Samurai armor and swords.
The friendly staffs at the front desk lend foreign visitors a file with English information.

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:00

Closed

  • No closing days

Access / Public Transport

  • 25 minutes walk from Kakunodate Station on the JR lines or Akita Nairiku Jukan Railway Akita Nairiku Line

Address / Location

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Tweets

simonvanschalkwyk @the_next_corner - 2021-09-17
@percyzvomuya This was part of what spurred the thought: what kinds of jobs emerge after the fall of the manor hous… https://t.co/bENgzo4ATt
O:JA&L / aRt journal @ojalart - 2021-01-24
Free in this week’s Redux: Kazuo Ishiguro’s Art of Fiction interview, Tess Gallagher’s short story “The Leper,” and… https://t.co/EczolxNQPe
The Paris Review @parisreview - 2021-01-24
Free in this week’s Redux: Kazuo Ishiguro’s Art of Fiction interview, Tess Gallagher’s short story “The Leper,” and… https://t.co/uGfuw68BJo
O:JA&L / aRt journal @ojalart - 2021-01-20
Free in this week’s Redux: Kazuo Ishiguro’s Art of Fiction interview, Tess Gallagher’s short story “The Leper,” and… https://t.co/pbc6TL1X4I
The Paris Review @parisreview - 2021-01-20
Free in this week’s Redux: Kazuo Ishiguro’s Art of Fiction interview, Tess Gallagher’s short story “The Leper,” and… https://t.co/8gr7sVzW8M
Furious Inc @furious_inc - 2018-11-10
And in this way, were little improvement on the manor house of Ishiguro's imagining.
RelativeTruth @RelativeTruth1 - 2018-07-07
@BrainFooood Very little of the music n art of England before 1900 dares to be anything more than a romantic pictur… https://t.co/uOloNZTX9E
Japan Travel Centre @JPTravelCentre - 2018-05-17
The Ishiguro Manor, one of these Samurai houses in Bukeyashikidori Kakunodate. #akita #samurai #architecture #m#his… https://t.co/ZRHOM4Hqcv
xɘʜiupɘ @equihex - 2017-11-27
Aoyagi Manor was just down the road from the Ishiguro residence but was completely different. Aside from the origin… https://t.co/axUsu58TLF