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Vegetarian's Japan Guide

Shiga Prefecture

Kunin-Yashiki-Sakamoto-Shiga-Japan

Kunin Yashiki and the Life of Local Government Officials

In Sakamoto, apart from the temples and shrines, there is a spot that introduces the life of a local government official in the Edo period to its visitors. The Kunin Yashiki (公人屋敷) close to Kaihan’s Sakamoto-Hieizanguchi Station (坂本比叡山口駅) used to be the residence of the Okamoto family (旧岡本邸). It is now a small complex that

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