It is the residence of samurai who served the Kashima Nabeshima clan in the early 19th century. It is a two story house with thatched-roof. On the first floor there are rooms such as the Zashiki (traditional Japanese-style room with tatami flooring) and the family Buddhist altar room, and on the second floor there is a storeroom and a children’s room. It is designated as Kashima City Important Cultural Properties as a historically valuable building that conveys the living conditions of samurai. It is near Sakagura-dori of Hizen Hamashuku, and you can freely visit the building.
Old Mansion of the Norita Family
115 Kou, Furueda, Kashima-shi, Saga-ken, Japan
NPO Hizenhamashuku Mizutomachinaminokai +81-(0)954-69-8004