Matsushiro / Wakaho
The Former Yokota Residence with tasteful thatched roof is a national important cultural asset. It consist of the manor, the front gate, the retirement house and two storehouses, indicating the lifestyle of a middle-class feudal retainer who served as a district magistrate for Matsushiro Domain. It is also the birthplace of Ei Wada (maiden name Yokota), the author of “Tomioka Nikki (literally, ‘Tomioka Diary’)”, which is a documentation of life in Tomioka Silk Mill.
|Address||1434-1 Matsushiro Matsushiromachi Nagano-shi
zip code: 381-1231
|Website||http://www.sanadahoumotsukan.com/facilities/facility.php?n=6||MAPCODE *||177 804 817*84|
|Access||Approx. 2 km from Nagano IC, or approx. 30 min on the bus to Matsushiro from JR Nagano station, get off at " Matsushiroeki" stop and walk for 13 min.|
|Parking||9 standard size cars|
|Hours||9:00 to 17:00 (Entrance allowed till 16:30)||Holiday||Around the New Year's holidays|
|Price||Adults 400 yen (300 yen), Elementary and Junior high school students 100 yen (50 yen)
Fees in () are for groups over20 people.
*Admission free for Elementary and Junior high school students on Saturdays.
* "マップコード" and "MAPCODE" are registered trademarks of DENSO.