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Built in Masuda

Masuda Town has been bustling as the center of commercial activities since before the Edo period. There are many traditional buildings that convey the prosperity of those days. It has been designated as an Important Preservation District for Groups of Traditional Buildings. Among them, the Kura built by the merchants of the time was a storehouse built behind the main building and covered with a shed that serves as a scabbard. is unique.


business hours: [Building open to the public]
Tourism product center “Kura no Eki” (Former Ishidaira Hardware Store): 9:00-17:00 *Closed only from December 29th to January 3rd
Former Ishida Rikichi House: 9:00-16 :00, Mondays (next day if Monday is a holiday) *Closed December 29-January 3,
price: Varies by facility
access: [By train] About 10 minutes by Ugo Kotsu bus from JR Ou Main Line “Jumonji Station”, get off at “Masuda Nakamachi” stop
[By car] About 10 minutes by car from Yuzawa Yokote Road “Jumonji IC”