It takes 30 minutes from Osaka city to Tondabayashi station by Kintetsu railways. A 10-minutes walk will take you to the historic town.
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the landmarks of Jinaimachi. The gorgeous three-stroy storehouse
Musou-mado, Ara-goushi, Bekako-mado
Old exterior window structure that combines vertical or horizontal wooden laths or bamboo being embeded on the outer frame of lintel (one with grooves for sliding doors), and sliding door made of wooden laths inside. The windows can be opened and closed by the movement of the door. It is also referred to as either Musou ,or Musou-renji-mado, or Musou-do. It is also called Bekako-mado in Jinaimachi town in Tondabayashi.
Bay window with lattice.
Compared with the flat lattice window made in an interval between pillars, it protrudes outward between pillars. Various shapes can be seen, but each design is delicate and it is called a Kyoto lattice or a Senbon lattice.
|Zushi-Nikai or Tsushi-Nikai
The second floor with a low ceiling, which is seen on plastered wall of farmhouses found in Kansai region.
The second floor windows with a plastered grid on the plasterer wall of buildings.
It is believed to have developedthrough the vent holes of the second floor with low ceiling. There are also often used in townhouses, and some are in shape of patterns and trademarks.
In order to support the part that protrudes, such as bay windows and eaves (sunshade), the diagonal wooden member or wooden plate to be attached to the wall or a pillar.
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Not open to the public
At the intersection of Tomisuji street and Mimami (south) Kiashoi-cho street in Jinaimachi town.
After finishing the brewery business, the family business was called Tabako-ya
This family is a branch family of the Kuzuhara head family located to the north. The existing building was built, when a person called Sanjiro established a branch family in 1854. A meeting place was located to the east of the three- story storehouse according to illustrated map of 1710. The remains of the meeting place are not left, but the name of Kaisho-cho has been derived from the meeting place, or Kaisho in Japanese.
The Kuzuhara head family was said to be a county samurai from Totsukawa village, Yoshino-gun, Nara Prefecture, and began a liquor brewery in Tondabayashi in 1781. However, the current main house was built in the early 19th century, and it is considered to be the reconstruction. According to the old map in 1710, it can be found that there was a Kaisho, a meeting house, to the east of the residence of the Kuzuhara family. No remain is not left now, but the name of Kaisho-cho has been derived from it.
Features of the buildings
The main building is located in the east and west direction at the western part of the premises and tea-ceremony room and three-story storehouse are located to the east of the main building across the courtyard. The precious three-story storehouse, built in 1854, is few found in Japan, is identified as the landmarks of Jinaimachi. The storehouse is characterized as the eaves of each layer, hongawara-buki style tile-roofing, white wall of gable facing to the street. I individualize a white wall in wives for the face. It was used to store land tax rice.
Town Community Center)
9-29, Tondabayashi-cho, Tondabayashi city, Osaka, 584-0033, Japan
open 10a.m. until 5 p.m.
closed on Monday
The site-seeing map
available in English. Please stop by to the Tourist Information Cetnter or Jinaimachi Visitor Center. You can get the visitor map.
Available at Jinaimachi Visitor Center (Jinaimachi Kouryuukan), Jinaimachi Center and Jinaimachi Tenbou Hiroba (Viewing Terrace)
Road width is very narrow in Jinaimachi town. If traveling by car, please use Tondabayashi Municipal east parking newly opened in February 2014 (Toll parking).
You can park the minibus for groups and passenger cars for general use. Only one parking lot available for minibus, you must book it in advance with Tondabayashi City Hall. A 15-minute walk to the Jinaimachi Visitor Center and 5 minute walk up to the former Sugiyama family house, an important national cultural property.
You will note that the large tourist bus for groups is requested to be parked at the Tondabayashi City Hall No. 2 parking lot alongside the old Route 170 (It must be booked in advance to City Hall). 20-minute walk to the Jinaimachi Visitor Center and 10 minute walk up to the former Sugiyama family house, an important national cultural property. Thank you in advance for your kind cooperation.
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