Bukeyashiki Street – Kakunodate’s Perfect Spot for History Buffs

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Just like its name, the houses where Samurai used to reside are lining up on Bukeyashiki Street (武家屋敷通り)!

A couple of these 200-year old traditional houses are open to the public. Finding the differences in the construction of the houses between the home of top-ranked samurai, middle-ranked samurai, and lower-ranked samurai can be really fun!

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