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24.Ota Family Residence

太田家住宅【多良木町】|日本で最も豊かな隠れ里 日本遺産人吉球磨【熊本県】

Cultural Asset Data

Name Ota Family Residence
Address 447-4 Taragi, Taragi-machi, Kuma-gun, Kumamoto
Mapcode333 341 400*52
Contact 0966-42-1267 (Taragi Town Board of Education)

Allegedly built during the latter half of the Edo period (19th century) in which regulations on housing construction were strict, this residence was constructed in an L-shape to maximize useable space. It was used as a shochu distillery at the end of the Edo period.

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