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Nemoto Family Residence

Nemoto Family Residence 

     Nemoto family residence occupies the site of Iwabuchi Brewery, which operated during the Meiji (1868-1912) and Taisho (1912-1926) eras. Between the Taisho period and the Showa period, the site was split and a kimono shop was built. The shop building has been passed down to the present.

Facing the street, a traditional townhouse constructed in kiritsuma and hirairi style is seen and behind it, akurazashiki is located. The second floor of the townhouse has a segai roof, which is representative of the kimono shops of the day. The kurazashikiis roofed with typical Japanese roof tiles and the exterior is finished with shikkui, presenting an imposing appearance.

Designated March 12th, 2012.

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Building information

Location

Motomachi

neighboring area

Era of construction

Meiji/Unknown

Open to public

External view only

Business at time of construction

Kimono retail