Ōhashi House

sights / Architecture

Ōhashi House information

Location
Kurashiki , Japan
Address
3-21-31 Achi
More information
http://ohashi-ke.com
Prices
admission ¥500
Opening hours
9am-5pm, closed Fri Dec-Feb
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Between the station and the canal area is the beautifully restored Ōhashi House, built in 1793. The house belonged to one of Kurashiki's richest families and was built at a time when prosperous merchants were beginning to claim privileges that had previously been the preserve of the samurai.